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We’re supporting National Blood Week – are you?

This summer, RED Driving School has teamed up with NHS Blood and Transplant again to raise awareness of the need for more people to become blood donors. National Blood Week from 19 -25 June is celebrating the life-saving difference that blood donors make every day. Over the last year, 900,000 people have given up their […]

RED DRIVING SCHOOL CELEBRATES FIRST EVER DRIVERLESS CAR TEST PASS

RED Driving School, in partnership with San Francisco tech firm, Wishful Thinking, today announces the first ever driving test pass in a driverless car.   RED’s top driving Instructor, Justin Thyme confirmed that the 60 minute driving test took place at Palm Top Arizona and marks the start of a new generation of driver training […]

NEW MOBILE PHONE LAWS – ARE YOU AWARE?

It’s all too easy to do it…a text or call comes in, and even the best drivers amongst us have been tempted to sneak a glance at the traffic lights. However fleeting, handheld mobile phone use is incredibly dangerous – not to mention illegal – which is why we are backing two new campaigns standing […]

RED DRIVING SCHOOL HQ HAS A NEW HOME!

The RED Driving School Headquarters and Contact Centre is moving home! Just in time for Christmas, we’re moving to bigger and better premises For the last few weeks, we have been busy fitting out our new home and we are rapidly approaching the big day. The key task is the transfer of our two superfast […]

SCHOOL’S OUT FOR DRIVERLESS CARS

Driverless cars – we don’t know when, but they’re coming to UK roads…but just how do the British public feel about them? A new survey has revealed Brits want driverless cars for long-distance driving, trips to the pub and commuting to work, but they don’t trust them with their kids. Only 15% said they’d use […]

UK POLICE TO CRACKDOWN ON MOBILE PHONE USE BEHIND THE WHEEL

The BBC reported that this week, police forces across England and Wales will be conducting a week-long crackdown on road users found to be using their mobile phones. This comes alongside plans to increase penalty points and fines for those caught using a handset at the wheel. RED Driving School CEO Ian McIntosh says on […]

ZERO MINORS HALL OF FAME!

Passing your driving test is a huge achievement, but a perfect run with no faults is a real cause for celebration! We want to celebrate the cream of the crop, and to do this we’ve created a ‘Zero Minors’ Hall of Fame. Here, we’ll showcase the pass photos of the best of the bunch, as […]

RED Helps Out With Thanet Lions Club Sight Awareness Day

Last Saturday, Thanet Lions Club held a Sight Awareness Day to remind us all to have regular eye checks. These checks are important for maintaining eye health can also detect more serious health issues. The Thanet Lions Club is a member of Lions Clubs International, the largest voluntary service organisation in the world RED helped […]

Soccer AM presenter Tubes passes his driving test with RED Driving School

Soccer AM presenter, Tubes, 34, has just passed his driving test, with RED Driving School. Tubes, who is known for his hilarious rapping as part of the football-based comedy talk show, has been learning to drive with RED Driving School and passed his driving test yesterday. Failing his test first time round did not discourage Tubes from […]

RED IS LEARNING TO DRIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN!

At RED, we are delighted to announce that this summer, we will be joining forces with Vertigo films to celebrate the launch of the film ‘Learning to Drive’, starring Oscar winning acting legend Sir Ben Kingsley, alongside Patricia Clarkson. In cinemas nationwide from June 10th, the film documents Patricia Clarkson’s character’s journey as she learns […]

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