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RED IS LEARNING TO DRIVE ON THE BIG SCREEN!

At RED, we are delighted to announce that this summer, we will be joining forces with Vertigo films to celebrate the launch of the film ‘Learning to Drive’, starring Oscar winning acting legend Sir Ben Kingsley, alongside Patricia Clarkson. In cinemas nationwide from June 10th, the film documents Patricia Clarkson’s character’s journey as she learns […]

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’s Perfect Instructor Survey Winners

Ready to hit the road? As part of RED’s Get Road REDdy Campaign, we’re on a mission to encourage road safety among our learners – and what better way than to start from the beginning. What do learners need from their instructors? Over the month of February, we encouraged our students to take a survey […]

Vital tips for driving in heavy rain and floods

As most people are probably aware, heavy rain can come out of nowhere, with little warning, and cause serious problems on the road. It can even go as far as flooding, and can really test our best practice in road safety. Although many people would have taken a theory test in order to pass the […]

Driving in strong winds

A red weather warning has been issued by the Met Office as exceptionally strong winds are expected to hit parts of the country, particularly areas in West and Northwest Wales. With gusts of up to 80mph and possibly 100mph expected, it is important to be prepared for these conditions as sudden gusts of wind can […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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