Category: Transport

Qantas world first with waste-free flight

By Laura Daly and Isla Stanich Qantas has completed the world’s first-ever “zero waste” flight, setting an example for other airlines and the rest of the world. Plastic waste is a crisis threatening the survival of ecosystems, wildlife and the

Election Special: Electric Cars

The push for more electric vehicles has been a key part of Labor’s climate policies. But do they really live up to the green hype? Chris Smith reports.

Lime backs its scooters

It’s been six chaotic months since Lime Scooters descended on Brisbane’s footpaths. Paramedics have treated 80 riders, yet Lime says their scooters are safe. James Stephens reports.

Brisbane Truck Show rolls into town

The heavy vehicle industry has shifted up a gear, at the Brisbane Truck Show. Everything from clever safety features, to a new jobs hub will be revving up truck enthusiasts. Grace Desoe reports.

Motorists urged to watch out for animals over winter

Motorists have been warned about an increasingly deadly danger on the roads. In winter, wildlife creates new hazards. Chloe Maxwell reports.

More chargers for drivers to get plugged in to electric cars

The approaching federal election has fully charged the debate on electric vehicles and with new charging stations electrifying the nation, there is hope that more drivers will go green. Ivy Mullins reports.

Brisbane drivers paying the most at the bowsers

There’s more petrol pain for drivers. Brisbane motorists are being hit in the hip pocket, paying more for unleaded than any other capital city. Alana Riley reports.

RACQ reveals shocking number of service vehicle near misses

Queensland’s peak motoring body is alarmed at how often roadside workers are nearly hit by cars. The RACQ is urging drivers to take care around emergency vehicles. Tim Lofthouse reports.

New Mayor promises more greenspace for Brisbane

Brisbane ratepayers are to get more greenspace. The Council is buying 750 hectares of bushland from private owners before the end of next year. Bianca Snodgrass reports.

Autonomous cars trialled across Australia, but can they can they cope?

Get ready Brisbane, the future is almost on us. At least when it comes to vehicles with no drivers! Luca Ikesu-Ling reports.

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