Transport and motoring
- General enquiries 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Motorcycle road rule changes filter through
Fully licensed motorcycle riders will be able to legally lane filter, ride on road shoulders as well as having a greater choice of helmets, from 1 February 2015.
Drinks ashore—stay the safe course
On the water with friends is a great place to be in summer—keep the good times rolling by not drinking until you are safely back ashore and at home.
Ride easy with new rules
Good news! From 1 January 2015, there will be some changes to the way cyclists can ride on bicycle lanes, zebra and children’s crossings and roundabouts.
Mariners notice new changes to safety info
Improvements have been made to the notices to mariners and the marine safety information that the department circulates.
Hail damage in recent SEQ storms
Was your car hail damaged in the recent SEQ storms? Find out if you can keep driving your vehicle, as well as what happens if it's written off by your insurance company.
Prepare, act, survive
You don't have to live in the bush to be threatened by bushfire. Are you prepared? Your family and home could be at risk.
Mates Motel means no need to drive after drinking
Queensland motorists are being encouraged to plan to stay at their ‘Mates Motel’ rather than driving home after drinking as part of the Join the Drive to Save Lives initiative.
Changes to motorcycle road rules
Changes to motorcycle road rules are coming early next year, including lane filtering, motorcycle control changes and a wider choice of helmet designs.