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Petrol prices jump on the Gold Coast: RACQ
The State’s peak motoring body has warned drivers would be punished by obscenely high fuel prices, as Gold Coast motorists were slapped with prices not seen in nearly four years.
Time to name and shame Brisbane’s worst roads
The State’s peak motoring body has called on local drivers to help identify Brisbane’s most dangerous roads in need of urgent attention.
Fears petrol prices could reach four year high
The State’s peak motoring body has urged drivers to quickly fill the tank today, as Brisbane motorists were slapped with prices not seen in nearly four years.
Friday 18th the most dangerous day on our roads: RACQ
The State’s peak motoring body has warned Queenslanders to take care on the roads today as new RACQ data revealed Friday the 18th was the most dangerous day of the year to be behind the wheel.
Brisbane - the most expensive cap city for transport
A new report has revealed transport costs in Brisbane had increased by a whopping $249 per year, making the River City the most expensive capital city in the country to get around.
Budget needs to get Queensland moving: RACQ
RACQ has called on the Palaszczuk Government to fast-track vital infrastructure projects and reduce the financial burden on drivers in the upcoming Queensland Budget.
Budget doesn't deliver enough for Qld: RACQ
The State’s peak motoring body has expressed disappointment the Turnbull Government had used some clever accounting to short change Queenslanders in transport investment.
Townsville fuel prices hurt motorists in hip pocket
New data released by the State’s peak motoring body has revealed drivers in Townsville paid some of the highest petrol prices in northern Queensland during April.
Drivers urged to be safe this long weekend
The State’s peak motoring body has urged motorists to take extra care on the roads this long weekend, following a spate of motor vehicle crashes.
SEQ takes 18 of State's top 20 car theft hot spots
South east Queensland motorists have been warned to be vigilant about car security as new RACQ insurance data showed 18 of State’s top 20 suburbs for car theft were all located in the region.
Real-time fuel prices a huge win for Qld drivers
The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed the Palaszczuk Government’s announcement it would commence a two-year trial of real-time petrol price reporting in Queensland.
RACQ names Brisbane’s deadliest intersections
The State’s peak motoring body has revealed the most dangerous intersections for serious crashes in Queensland, with six of the top 10 deadly sites found in the greater Brisbane area.
Backflip at the bowser in Cairns
The State’s peak motoring body has slammed some Cairns service stations for ripping off motorists after hiking fuel prices a whopping nine cents per litre (cpl) in a week.
Rogue towies stopped in tracks by new laws: RACQ
The State’s peak motoring body has welcomed the introduction of new legislation which stopped tow truck cowboys from being able to strong-arm Queensland drivers into paying exorbitant fees for private property towing from car parks.
$90 million in fines given to drivers ‘slow speeding’
Queensland drivers have been slapped with around 90 million dollars in fines for going ‘just over’ the speed limit, according to data revealed by RACQ.
Don’t copy NSW ‘SLOMO’ laws: RACQ warns
RACQ has urged the Queensland Government not to adopt New South Wales’ proposed “SLOMO” laws as they were confusing for drivers and did not offer proper protection to emergency services and roadside workers.
Cairns crowned one of Qld’s cheapest spots for fuel
After paying far too much for petrol for years, the State’s peak motoring body has revealed Cairns has now become one of the cheapest places to fill up in Queensland.
Clubs hit by cyclones urged to apply for funding
With regional Queensland battered by recent wild weather, RACQ Foundation has encouraged community organisations to apply for funding which would fast-track recovery in affected areas.
Easter traffic woes to put brakes on choccy eggs
The State’s peak motoring body has warned drivers to prepare for a slow and frustrating journey to their destinations as thousands of families hit the road today ahead of the Easter long weekend.
Petrol pain ahead of Easter long weekend
RACQ has warned Wide Bay drivers heading on an Easter long weekend road trip would be hit at the hip pocket, as some servos hiked fuel prices ahead of the four day break.
CQ drivers urged to be savvy at bowser this Easter
The State’s peak motoring body has urged central Queensland drivers heading away on an Easter road trip to shop around before filling the tank, as many service stations across the region upped the price of fuel.
Fuel prices peak ahead of the Easter long weekend
The State’s peak motoring body has warned south east Queensland drivers heading on an Easter road trip would be hit at the hip pocket, as service stations charged top dollar for fuel.
March mayhem: motorists in the danger zone
Drivers are being warned to take extra precautions on the road today as new data revealed March was the most high-risk month for vehicle crashes in Queensland.
RACQ Bank awarded five stars by Canstar
Queensland’s newest mutual bank has been recognised for its outstanding value with RACQ Bank today awarded five stars for its Fixed Home Loan and Fixed Investor Home Loan products.
Proof Brisbane commuters are crawling to work
The State’s peak motoring body has revealed Brisbane residents had the slowest commute time in the south east, despite only needing to travel a relatively short distance to work.
RACQ reveals Qld’s lesser-known road rules
The State’s peak motoring body has urged Queenslanders to brush up on their road rule knowledge, after it released a list of obscure laws that have caught out drivers.
Laws passed to outlaw dodgy tow truck operators
After years of being ripped off, RACQ has hailed the passing of legislation to outlaw towing industry sharks as a win for Queensland drivers.
RACQ is ‘all heart’ helping out Dalby locals
RACQ has helped to bring valuable city services to regional Queensland this week, as a roving medical clinic and a portable member branch rolled into Dalby this week.
Presumed liability laws do nothing for road safety
The State’s peak motoring body has slammed a suggested change to laws by Bicycle Queensland (BQ) that called for motorists involved in a collision with a cyclist to be presumed guilty.
M1 speed reductions in force ahead of Comm Games
The State’s peak motoring body has warned motorists speed reductions on the M1 would take effect tomorrow ahead of the Commonwealth Games.
Drought & downpour: funding for QLD community groups
RACQ Foundation has encouraged Queensland community groups struggling with the lasting effects of natural disasters to apply for funding, with the latest round of applications to close shortly.
NQ residents benefit two-fold from cyclone-proofing homes
North Queensland residents who took steps to proactively cyclone-proof their homes had saved more than $340,000 in home insurance costs in the last two years.
Fuel price board confusion comes to an end: RACQ
The State’s peak motoring body has celebrated a win for motorists with service stations across Queensland forced to remove confusing discounted prices from display boards from today.
Govt must act on $30billion road trauma blow out
The State’s peak motoring body has called for swift action to reduce the surge in road trauma, which costs the Australian economy $30 billion annually.
Know your limits this Australia Day: RACQ
The State’s peak motoring body has warned revellers to plan ahead and know their limits this Australia Day, after an alarming number of motorists admitted to drink driving.
Be a good cobber on the roads this Australia Day
As hundreds of thousands of Queenslanders prepared to hit the road for the Australia Day long weekend, the State’s peak motoring body has warned drivers of extensive traffic delays.
Sunshine Coast the dearest in SEQ to fill up in ‘17
Drivers on the Sunshine Coast were charged more for unleaded petrol (ULP) than anywhere else in south east Queensland last year, averaging up to six cents per litre (cpl) more than the cheapest city.
Cairns fuel price outrage: State Gov must step in
RACQ has renewed calls for the State Government to introduce real-time fuel price data after a new report revealed prices in Cairns had jumped more than 12 cents per litre (cpl) on average in the past year.
Win for Ipswich: 2017’s second cheapest fuel prices
Ipswich motorists had a reason to celebrate with the State’s peak motoring body declaring the city home to some of Queensland’s cheapest fuel in 2017.
Slow down, school’s back: RACQ
The State’s peak motoring body has urged drivers to slow down on the first day of the new school year, after an alarming number of drivers admitted to speeding through school zones because they were running late.
Townsville a hot spot for car theft
Townsville residents have been warned to be extra vigilant after new RACQ data showed the region was one of the worst locations in the State for car thefts.
The Gold Coast is Queensland’s theft hot spot
Gold Coast residents have been warned to be extra vigilant after new RACQ data showed the region was the worst location in the State for car and home thefts.
Don’t put your head in the sand: RACQ
Queenslanders headed to the beach these school holidays have been warned to take proper precautions with their belongings as unsupervised keys were an easy target for car thieves.
Staggering number of locked kids and animals in 2017
The State’s peak motoring body has revealed it rescued nearly 2000 children and animals from locked vehicles in 2017.
Regional QLD better off than Brisbane at the bowser
Motorists living in most areas of regional Queensland paid less at the pump than those in Brisbane in December, according to the State’s peak motoring body.
Brisbane servos hit drivers at the hip pocket: RACQ
New data released by the State’s peak motoring body has revealed Brisbane recorded its highest average fuel price in more than three years last month.
Better protection needed for roadside workers: RACQ
RACQ has renewed its calls for the introduction of new laws which would force motorists to slow down and move over when emergency or incident responders were working on the roadside.
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