With so many thousands of kilometres of roads through-out Queensland you can bet you will come across road works at some stage in your travels.

At most road work sites, speed reductions are required and the appropriate signs are posted to advise on the approach, the start and also at the conclusion of the construction area. As allot of these areas require the workers to be close to existing traffic, it can be quite dangerous for them if amended traffic speeds are not obeyed by drivers.

Some road works will require you to drive short distances over un-sealed or uneven roads. Please be sure to adjust your speed and following distances to take in account of these changed conditions.

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