RED Driving School Blog

Car Tax Goes Digital

It’s the end of the road for paper tax discs, as the DVLA replaces them with digital records in order to cut costs for drivers. The move comes as part of the Department for Transport’s pledge that the government will make transport more cost effective, made following 2013’s Motoring Services Strategy consultation. Changing the Law […]

Drug Drivers Need to Think Again

Brake, the road safety charity, have released some alarming statistics on drug driving that suggest as many as one million UK drivers may have driven while on drugs in the past year. Three in 10 drivers also admitted that they wouldn’t always speak out to stop a friend driving on drugs. These findings are very […]

The Driverless Cars of the Future

Self-driving cars used to be the things of sci-fi movies but with the recent announcement that Google have started to build the driverless car it seems that the future is not too far away. The driverless car The dinky two-seater car, which looks a bit like a Smart car, will have a stop-go button but […]

Theory test tips: What is a hazard?

Part of your theory test is identifying hazards on a simulated driving environment. During the test you’ll use your mouse to signal your response to hazards. This part of the test can be a tricky task for some Learner and it’s important to understand how to score above the 44 out of 75 required to […]

Your first car (yay!)

Buying your first car is an exciting time but it can also be stressful and expensive too. It is important to make sure that you choose the right first car and that it is safe and affordable. Be realistic Everyone has their dream car but you need to be realistic. Your first car does not […]

Celebrate the Football with RED Driving School!

Football fever has well and truly hit the nation, and here at RED Driving School we are ready to celebrate! To mark the occasion, we are giving away a selection of football goodies. All you have to do to win a prize is visit our Facebook page and enter the football competitions by ‘liking’ the […]

Ever-perceptive RED update Driving Theory test

RED have learned that the recently renamed DVSA is set to introduce new content into the hazard perception test, never ones to stand by the wayside we’ve already updated our Theory Test Training product! We’ve amended our Practice Hazard Perception materials to incorporate the updated official DVSA Practice Hazard Perception clips. The revised Theory Test Training aid gives […]

Driving test tips & tricks from Dave

RED instructor Dave Childs, who has been with RED Driving School for 15 years has given us his top tips on learning the skills needed to pass the driving test and how to stay calm on your test day. When the day comes to take your driving test, it can feel pretty daunting to apply hours and […]

Game of Thrones star Maisie Williams learns to drive with RED

RED Driving School are proud to announce that Game of Thrones star, Maisie Williams, has chosen RED to introduce her to the roads for the very first time and help her in her quest to gain her full driving licence! Maisie, who has just turned 17 and plays Arya Stark in the leading HBO drama […]

Driving Theory test price drop

The news may come as an annoyance to those of you who recently forked out for your theory test, however transport minister Stephen Hammond this week shared his intent to lower the cost of the theory test to £25 by 2015, meaning savings of around £100 million for learners. Proposed changes will come into effect […]