1. On which side of the road should the campervan be driven in Queensland?
In Queensland, as in the rest of Australia, the campervan should be driven on the left side of the road.
2. What is the general speed limit for driving a campervan in Queensland?
The general speed limit in urban areas is 50km/h, and 100km/h on highways unless signed otherwise. In school zones the speed limit is 40km/h.
3. What type of driving licence is required to drive a campervan in Queensland?
A valid driver's licence from your home country, in English or with an International Driving Permit (IDP), is required to drive a campervan in Queensland.
4. Are there any specific driving rules I should be aware of in Queensland?
Yes, you must not drive if the plate bearing your vehicle's load limit is not legible or is not in a proper condition, and pets or animals must not be driven with unless enclosed or restrained within the vehicle.
5. Are there road tolls in Queensland and how are they paid?
Yes, some roads, bridges and tunnels in Queensland require a toll fee. Toll roads are cashless and you can pay online or at a retail outlet.
6. Can I park my campervan anywhere in Queensland?
No, parking regulations vary by public space and private property. Look out for signage for parking restrictions and terms.
7. What are the rules about overtaking in Queensland?
In Queensland, you must not overtake on the left unless the vehicle in front is turning right or U-turning from the middle of the road and signalling that it is turning right.
8. How can I find service stations around Queensland?
You can use a navigation system or smartphone apps which can guide you to the nearest service station nationwide.
9. Are there radar speed checks in Queensland?
Yes, mobile, fixed and point-to-point speed cameras are used across Queensland to deter speeding.
10. What are the rules around roundabouts in Queensland?
In Queensland, traffic circles or roundabouts follow the general rule of giving way to vehicles already on the roundabout and those approaching from the right.
11. How frequently are rest areas available in Queensland highways?
There are a number of rest areas across Queensland roads and highways, generally spaced at 80-100km intervals.
12. Is the use of horn allowed while driving the campervan?
Yes, but the horn should only be used to warn other road users of your approach.
13. What to do in case of a breakdown in Queensland?
If a breakdown occurs, move the campervan to a safe location off the road and call roadside assistance. It´s also recommended to have a reflective triangle to signal your breakdown to other drivers.
14. Are there any specific regulations for towing in Queensland?
Yes, when towing, you must not drive faster than the speed limit that applies to the length and type of your vehicle and load.
15. What are the rules for driving in school zones in Queensland?
Speed limits are reduced to 40km/h during the school zone times which are typically 7-9am and 2-4pm on school days.