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RED Driving School ramps up fleet driver training

  RED Driving School has expanded its suite of fleet driver training services to provide a no nonsense and crystal-clear approach to managing road risk and now has a full service to meet the needs of all companies. As one of the UK’s largest driving schools, RED is pleased to offer its comprehensive training to […]

Newly qualified drivers reveal their experience of learning to drive

Car insurance provider ingenie recently polled its community of young drivers on what they think about their learning experience now that they’ve passed their test, revealing some interesting results. The hardest part about learning to drive We asked what they thought was the most difficult aspect of learning to drive and perhaps unsurprisingly, 42% said […]

Ever wondered about the best time to take your driving test?

This week, Confused.com launched an interactive calendar to help learners pick the best day to book their driving test. This is good news for anyone getting behind the wheel this month as it has been revealed that August is the best month to take your test! The calendar is based on research from Confused.com and […]

Should learner drivers be taught ‘how to avoid potholes’ in their driving test?

There was a call on the government this week to include the spotting of potholes to be included in the hazard perception test for learners, and one of our driving instructors, Dave Dunsford, has been chatting with BBC Radio 4 presenter Jonny Dymond, about his view on ‘The Pothole Challenge’. You can listen to the […]

Drone police

Sadly, RED can’t force other drivers to be responsible on the roads, but …. We do want to reduce stressful driving situations by encouraging awareness and patience on the roads! That’s why RED will be introducing a fleet of drones to help tackle the harassment of learner drivers on the road. They will follow learners […]

Show Me/Tell Me – Are You Aware Of The Changes?

The driving test is changing on 4th December 2017 and one of the differences will be how the Show me/Tell me questions are conducted: ‘Tell me’ questions will be at the start of the test, when the car isn’t moving.  ‘Show me’ questions will be asked when you are driving the car, during the practical test. […]

We’re supporting National Blood Week – are you?

This summer, RED Driving School has teamed up with NHS Blood and Transplant again to raise awareness of the need for more people to become blood donors. National Blood Week from 19 -25 June is celebrating the life-saving difference that blood donors make every day. Over the last year, 900,000 people have given up their […]

RED DRIVING SCHOOL CELEBRATES FIRST EVER DRIVERLESS CAR TEST PASS

RED Driving School, in partnership with San Francisco tech firm, Wishful Thinking, today announces the first ever driving test pass in a driverless car.   RED’s top driving Instructor, Justin Thyme confirmed that the 60 minute driving test took place at Palm Top Arizona and marks the start of a new generation of driver training […]

RED DRIVING SCHOOL HQ HAS A NEW HOME!

The RED Driving School Headquarters and Contact Centre is moving home! Just in time for Christmas, we’re moving to bigger and better premises For the last few weeks, we have been busy fitting out our new home and we are rapidly approaching the big day. The key task is the transfer of our two superfast […]

SCHOOL’S OUT FOR DRIVERLESS CARS

Driverless cars – we don’t know when, but they’re coming to UK roads…but just how do the British public feel about them? A new survey has revealed Brits want driverless cars for long-distance driving, trips to the pub and commuting to work, but they don’t trust them with their kids. Only 15% said they’d use […]

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