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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Congratulations to Navdeep Pandher!

In 2012 Navdeep Pandher, then 18, became a national first whilst learning with RED driving school. He became the first person to pass his test in an electric car, after training with instructor Anthony Fuller, Navdeep passed first time. Navdeep passed his test in a Vauxhall Ampera, the UK’s first long-distance electric car. Now 19, […]

Driving lessons of the Future

2012 will be remembered for a number of firsts: first sub-37-second relay, first song to be played on Mars, first person to pass a driving test in an electric car… OK, so the last of those didn’t get quite the same coverage, but it was an important development nonetheless. Navdeep Pandher, a teenager from Hull, […]

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