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THE DAILY TELEGRAPH LEARNS TO DRIVE WITH RED!

It’s difficult to know what to expect from your driving lessons until you start, but if you want to get an idea, read on as The Daily Telegraph’s Jonny Cooper tells all…  Relying on a combination of public transport in London and lifts from his parents and later friends, journalist Johnny had had no real […]

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 […]

RED named the UK’s favourite driving school

We are proud to announce that RED driving school has won a Fresh Award ‘Golden L’, beating both AA and BSM to the title of the UK’s “Favourite National Franchise”. More than 10,000 learner drivers and instructors submitted their votes, and we’re thrilled to know that RED is viewed as the UK’s number one national […]

What makes the perfect driving instructor?

Are you a student currently learning to drive at RED Driving School? As part of our Get Road REDdy campaign, we want to know what YOU think makes the Perfect Instructor. Tell us what makes the Perfect Instructor by filling out our survey today. Your driving ability and therefore your ability to pass the driving test can […]

Buy our Christmas Lessons Package online and get a £10 gift voucher

We have taken the spirit of Christmas one step further! Buy RED’s ‘Christmas Gift’ Lesson Package online, and we’ll give you a £10 gift voucher to spend on future lessons!  This is in addition to the fantastic package on offer from RED: 6 for 5 on driving lessons – saving 16% FREE access to RED’s […]

RED CEO Ian McIntosh speaks to Channel 5 and Sky News

Adding to the discussion around new drivers restrictions, RED Driving School CEO Ian McIntosh was spoke to Channel 5 and Sky News this week, sharing his insights. On the notion of raising the driving learning age to 18, Ian thinks this would be a disadvantage to many youngsters, also harming their desire to drive. New […]

Confused.com? Get REDdy to make sense of road signs

Recently RED Driving School have partnered up with comparison site confused.com to produce this wonderful infographic, the first of a few designed to help and inform our learners. This one was put together by confused.com as part of our ongoing Get Road REDdy campaign, and is based on RED Driving School’s learner materials. Advice and […]

In the RED driving seat: Stuart Sharp

In the RED driving seat this month is North East based driving instructor Stuart Sharp. • In your opinion, what is the most difficult element of the practical driving test? I think the most difficult element of the practical driving test is the students’ ability to deal with nerves on the day, from the practice […]

Could you be facing driving restrictions?

Currently, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) is proposing that young people should spend at least a year learning to drive. The ABI also wants a lower alcohol limit for new drivers and a ban on intensive courses as the only method of learning. So, what does RED think?

Could road tax be facing the axe?

Currently, cars on UK roads pay a tax based on their carbon emissions. So what happens when the UK population becomes increasingly more carbon conscious and electric cars (which are not accountable for road tax) become more popular?

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