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Tips on Driving in Ice and Snow

After a mild start to the winter, the temperature has plummeted sharply, bringing with it a risk of ice and even snow. It is important to be prepared for these conditions as slippery road surfaces can catch even the most experienced driver off guard. It is always best to avoid travelling in such conditions but […]

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 […]

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 […]

RED Driving School’s Brainy 10,000

RED are proud to announce that as of February this year… 10,000 of our learners have already accessed the Road Brain Trainer e-learning tool …with more signing up every single day. This is a great big milestone for RED, and for our learners – we’re happy to be the pioneers for this unique, kinesthetic learning […]

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 […]

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 […]

UK’s most dangerous urban areas for drivers

Are you an urban driver? Do you consider your area safe? Compare your city to the most dangerous places in the UK. RED Driving School analysed data from the Department for Transport and found that 19,046 accidents involving young people (aged 17 – 24 years old) occurred on urban roads in 2011 across England. We […]

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