The Road Ahead : June July 2014
ROADAHEAD.COM.AU 74 MEMBER ESSENTIALS | ONLINE THE ROAD AHEAD JUN/JUL 2014 WHAT'S TWEETING? A tweet about the Club's five-year partnership with Australia Zoo to assist in the conservation and rehabilitation of native wildlife sent RACQ Twitter aflutter and generated plenty of positive feedback from followers, including a big 'thank you' on @Australia Zoo: "@TerriIrwin and April the #koala show of our new Rescue Unit vans yesterday! Thanks @RACQOfficial." racq online A WRAP-UP OF THE LATEST NEWS AND ITEMS OF INTEREST IN RACQ'S DIGITAL MEDIA. NEW RULE ATTRACTS ATTENTION A post on the RACQ Official Facebook page highlighting the new cycling overtaking laws proved a hit with followers, attracting more than 3800 likes, comments and shares. The post, which provided a quick fact sheet about the new rule, generated plenty of discussion and questions, including this from 'Robert B': "Many cyclists are also motorists and are we not all human beings ... why the 'them and us'? I despair at the attitude that some motorists display :o(." SOUND ADVICE The RACQ Claims Advice Centre was recently upgraded to further assist RACQ Insurance customers in the event they need to make a claim. The changes make it even easier for customers to find the information they are looking for. racq.com.au/insurance WHAT'S TRENDING ONLINE The most popular visited content on racq.com during April was the RACQ Road Conditions Report again with weather events such as Tropical Cyclone Ita in North Queensland. More than 260,000 people visited the website during the week Ita threatened the state's coastline. racq.com/roadconditions MOTORFEST ONLINE RACQ MotorFest is just around the corner and registrations for exhibitors are open. All the latest information on this celebration of motoring history is available at racq.com/ motorfest, and you can even RSVP on RACQ's Facebook event page to receive all the latest updates. RACQ.COM; ROADAHEAD.COM.AU; FREE2GO.COM.AU; TWITTER.COM/RACQOFFICIAL; FACEBOOK.COM/RACQOFFICIAL YOUTUBE.COM/RACQOFFICIAL; PINTEREST.COM/RACQOFFICIAL AGE NO BARRIER It's impolite to ask a person their age, but when RACQ (Official) asked its Facebook followers to tell how old they were when they obtained their P's or Open licence, they were more than happy to share. More than 100 comments were received, including this blast from the past from Anthony W: "17, mind you that was in 1977, with a police officer taking me for the test."