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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 […]

Low cost, low risk learner driver insurance

Here at RED, we know that being taught driving skills from qualified instructors is just as important as having the opportunity to practice driving outside of tuition time. Indeed, The Driving Standards Agency recommends that in addition to the lessons with your instructor, you should also practice for at least 20 hours privately. Now, those […]

Learn to drive and stick to it!

Our CEO tells us why learning to drive is essential even when times are tough… Recent statistics released by The Department for Transport reveal nearly a 10 per cent fall in people taking their driving test. In the 17-24 age group, just under 320,000 took their test between 2011 and 2012, a fall of nearly […]

France’s new breathalyser legislation: should the UK follow suit?

Ian McIntosh, RED’s chief exec, provides his thoughts on the new ruling. Every year, 4,000 people are killed on the roads in France and one of the major causes for this is drink driving accidents. According to road security authorities, alcohol has been the main cause for mortality on roads since 2006, and a third […]

Are males better than females at parking?

There is nothing better than a good debate about the ability of male drivers compared to females. Almost everybody has an opinion on this and one mayor in Black Forest town of Triberg, in Germany, has gone one step further in the debate and has designated car parking spaces in his town specifically for males […]

10 Steps to Pass YOUR Test – Step 7: Booking and taking your Practical Test

We continue our 10 steps series with step 7, booking your practical test.

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