The Road Ahead : October 2010
RACQ NEWS + OFFERS MEMBER ESSENTIALS visit www.roadahead.com.au MORE INFO MAKES YOUR DAY 59 OCT/NOV 2010 THE ROAD AHEAD FREE LESSON SAVES LIVES KEYS2DRIVE RACQ was there when the keys2drive program was launched recently, and is encouraging eligible members to use their free keys2drive learner driver lesson. keys2drive brings the learner driver and the parent/supervisor together with a keys2drive accredited professional driving instructor. Funded by the Federal Government, the 'free lesson' introduces the keys2drive coaching approach, with examples of how the parent/ supervisor and learner driver can use this approach when learning to drive. www.keys2drive.com.au MEMBER BENEFITS CAR CARE COURSES An RACQ Car Care course, designed for those with minimal or no mechanical knowledge, gets drivers up to speed on engine basics; ignition, fuel and electrical systems; cooling systems ; suspension and under body; and, tyres and wheel changing. Each 1-day course is run on a Saturday at one of our RACQ Vehicle Inspection Centres located in Brisbane. For more information or to register your interest phone 3666 9760. www.racq.com.au/motoring SECOND-HAND SAFETY Thinking of buying a used car? The 2010 Used Car Safety Ratings, based on the latest crash research, showed the level of crash protection in 199 different vehicle types varied widely. The research was conducted by Monash University Accident Research Unit. Copies of the 2010 Used Car Safety Ratings brochure are available from RACQ's Te c hnical Advisory service or online at www.racq.com. HOT OFF THE PRESS Live the Road Ahead lifestyle anytime with 12 free electronic newsletters delivered direct to your inbox every month. If you're a keen cook why not sign up to the Food and Recipes newsletter; get all the latest tips and advice from the Health and Wellbeing offering; and, if you love the great outdoors, sign up to Caravanning. Simply subscribe at www.roadahead.com.au. THAT WINNING FEELING AT WINNING FEELING RACQ TRAVEL RACQ Travel scooped the pool at Jetset's annual awards night recently with 20 supplier nominations that resulted in 12 industry awards. RACQ Travel's branch in Townsville was the Travel Centre of the Year; RACQ Travel was voted Most Productive Retail Partner overall; and, the Club's travel agency also earned the APT Recognition Award. RACQ Travel offers competitive rates and professional service from experienced travel consultants. They can advise you on any holiday destination and book a large range of travel products. Contact them on 1300 888 449 or firstname.lastname@example.org. www.racq.com/travel designer home SHOW YOUR CARD & SAVE Archicentre, owned by the Australian Institute of Architects, has teamed up with RACQ's Show Your Card & Save program to offer members a 10 percent discount on all services, such as: home inspections; pest inspections; and, home and renovation design concepts. Archicentre has been providing property services for more than 30 years. To redeem this offer call Archicentre on 1300 134 513 and give your RACQ membership card number, or for further information visit www.archicentre.com.au.