This year’s Ekka is only a click away

Ekka strawberry sundaes

ERIN RIETDYK The 2020 Ekka kicks off today but, like most things in 2020, it’s life, but not as we know it. This year the RNA’s Royal Queensland Show is going online to get around the social restrictions created by the ongoing COVID-19 … [Read more...]

QLD Road Safety Week reaches midway point

EMILIANA CLARK As Road Safety Week reaches the midway point Queensland Police are shining a spotlight on distractions and restraints while also educating children on road safety. Road Safety Week is focusing on daily themes aimed at … [Read more...]

Cyclists at risk on QLD roads

MICHAELA PETROFES A recent RACQ survey has revealed a concerning number of drivers are unaware of a cyclist's rights on Queensland roads. The survey of 1,000 drivers showed less than half of respondents knew cyclists had the right to ride … [Read more...]

Double demerits for text-happy drivers

LACEE BUZZA Queensland Police are cracking down on  drivers using their mobile phones by introducing tougher penalties on offenders. Those caught using their phone behind the wheel more than twice in a year will be slapped with double … [Read more...]

New road rules for motorcyclists spark concerns

TORI ZEIDLER The Queensland Government recently adopted new road rules allowing motorcyclists to ride down the middle of road lanes at low speeds when cars are either stationary or travelling below 30km/h. RACQ technical and safety policy … [Read more...]