In Queensland, like the rest of Australia, we drive on the left hand side of the road. That means that in traffic traveling towards you, in the opposite direction should pass on your drivers, or right hand side.

Drivers from America and Europe will find that the steering wheel is located on the opposite side of the vehicle than they are normally used to. As such, many of the controls, including gear changers, are operated by the other hand than would normally be.

This can take some getting used to and we do not recommend that it is attempted by new or inexperienced drivers. If you are in doubt, or unconfident about driving this way, then we recommend that you avoid it if at all possible.

Road Rules and Driver’s Guide

Keep Left – Rules applying to driving on the left hand side of the road.
Seatbelts – Seat belts save lives. Buckle Up.
Speed Limits – Obeying Speed limits.
Road Signs – An overview of road sign used in Queensland.
Roadworks – What to do when encountering road works.
Trucks and Wide Loads – Sharing the road with large vehicles.
Accidents – What to do when you observe or involved in an accident.
School Zones – Special safety hints for school areas.
Animals – Living hazards on Queensland roads.
Fatigue – Driver Fatigue and its dangers.
Alcohol and Drugs – Alcohol and drug use effects on driving.

Driving Information By State

Queensland – the Sunshine State.

New South Wales – the First State.

Victoria – the Garden State.

Tasmania – the Apple Isle.

South Australia – the Festival State.

Western Australia – the Real Thing.

Northern Territory – Outback Australia.

Driving Distances and Destinations

Queensland Driving Distances Chart