RED Driving School Blog

Marvel-ous movie campaign brings RED to the big screen

RED Driving School are thrilled to showcase our very own “Fantastic Four” driving instructor’s movie trailer, in partnership with 20th Century Fox! As we’re sure you have noticed, our website and social media channels have been taken over by the Marvel Comic Book favourites for the past month, as we have been busy helping to […]

You did what?! 10 of the funniest reasons for failing your driving test

Driving tests are notoriously stressful, and sometimes circumstances mean that even the most competent drivers can fail their first attempt. RED Driving School has collected some of the most hilarious reasons that have caused people to fail their test.   1.     Driving on the wrong side of the road “I drove out of the test […]

Tubes learns how to turn left

Soccer AM presenter Tubes has this week learnt how to ‘left emerge and left turn’, in the words of his RED Driving School instructor Jean-Pierre. This time accompanied by Northern Ireland football legend Kevin Horlock, who boasted about passing his driving test first time, Tubes had a rocky start to the lesson, stalling on the […]

Top 5 movie car stunts of all time

One of the greatest things about action movies is the jaw-dropping car stunts – which can include anything from races and chases to epic flips. Whether you’re talking about old-school classics such as The Italian Job or modern smash hits such as The Fast and the Furious, there have been some truly nail-biting stunts in […]

Life after driving lessons: the UK’s best road trips

You’ve put in the hours and passed your driving test, so what better way to celebrate than with a road trip? Now that the weather is (mostly) warming up in the UK, you don’t even have to leave the country to drive through fantastic scenery in the sunshine and admire sweeping skylines. So dig out […]

Test Tubes learns how to reverse round a corner

Last week, Tubes had his second driving lesson with Jean-Pierre, his RED Driving School instructor (see video below). This time, the Soccer AM presenter was accompanied on his lesson by Mark McGhee, former Scottish professional football player and current assistant manager of the Scottish national team. Tubes did extremely well in this lesson, taking to […]

Tubes has his first driving lesson with RED

Tubes has had his first driving lesson! Check out some footage from it in the video below. The popular TV presenter from Soccer AM has taken to the wheel for the first time in a very long while with RED Driving School and his driving instructor, Jean-Pierre, has decided to kick off his training with […]

RED leads by the nose for charity

We love to support a good cause, and what better cause for RED pupils and instructors to fundraise for than Red Nose Day? This year, in aid of Comic Relief, we’ve decked out our fleet of learner cars with giant red noses. We’re also hoping to raise funds for the charity on 13 March (Red Nose […]

Singer Nina Nesbitt passes her driving test with RED Driving School

Nina Nesbitt, 20, has been learning to drive with RED Driving School since October 2014. Nina, from Edinburgh, admitted that she was very nervous prior to her test, but having a chatty instructor helped her to relax and feel more comfortable during the exam. She commented: ‘I was really scared leading up to my test, […]

‘I’d love to teach Bradley Cooper how to drive!’

What we want to be when we grow up often changes as we make the transition from teenager to adult. The dreams of becoming an ‘astronaut’, ‘rock star’ or ‘jet pilot’ are usually long gone, replaced with something else we discover along the way. But not for 24-year-old Demi Gamba, who knew from an early […]