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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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?

75% of driving instructors think a cycling safety element is needed in UK driving test

It’s education not just legislation that’s needed Findings from our recent research with instructors suggests that 75 per cent of driving instructors in the UK believe the driving test needs more consideration for cycling awareness.

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 […]

Supervising learner drivers – RED Driving School’s top ten tips for success

RED Driving School believes it is beneficial to gain as much practical experience as possible when learning to drive, but we strongly recommend that learners should first have professional instruction from a qualified driving instructor, who can then give you specific areas to practise, when ready, during private practise. It is not an easy task […]

RED Driving School  /  teaching learner drivers