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The Ten Most Common Reasons for Failing Your Practical Driving Test

Here at RED Driving School we want to ensure you pass your driving test with minimum fuss and hassle. With Independent Driving introduced to the practical driving test today, it’s important you still remember the fundamental things you should and shouldn’t be doing on your driving lessons and driving test! Here are the ten most […]

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 […]

Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt is learning to drive with RED

Up-and-coming singer-songwriter Nina Nesbitt, 20, is learning to drive after finding her first bit of free time since she turned 17. The Edinburgh-based artist, who just finished touring with The Vamps, is taking lessons with RED Driving School, and is hoping to pass as quickly as possible so she can stay as late as she […]

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 […]

Dealing with test day nerves

Starting to feel nervous about your driving test today? You’re not alone. We reached out to RED Driving School students via Facebook and Twitter, to hear their stories about dealing with test-day stress and nerves. Prepare fully – take lots of mock tests and make sure you’re constantly passing them before you even consider applying […]

New RED Instructor Training Website Launched

This week we launched a new look website which allows RED Driving School Instructor Trainees to set achievement goals and record their progress through the course. This new functionality is called ‘Your RED Journey’ and allows trainees to track their route to full qualification. In addition, we have created a fantastic new Hazard Perception area, […]

RED scores Wigan Warrior Hat-Trick

This week RED Instructor and Rugby enthusiast Dave Ockwell has celebrated his third Wigan Warrior test pass. Gabriel Fell plays for the team’s under 19 squad, and passed his driving test with just three minor faults. Gabriel said this of his lessons with RED: “Dave has provided the hands on support that I needed, and […]

RED Driving School instructor featured on ITV News

Is owning and driving a car considered a necessity or a luxury? We’re all aware of the costs that are involved with tax, insurance and petrol, but the ability to drive is still an essential skill that we all need to live our lives. ITV News recently revealed that the number of people taking driving tests […]

Failing learners need Theory Test support

Passing the DVSA theory and hazard perception test is a vital step for all learners. To pass, learners must be familiar with the Highway Code and demonstrate their ability to respond to developing hazards. It is only when they have passed that they can attempt to take the practical test. It is therefore surprising to […]

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