COVID-19: The DVSA approved the resumption of driving lessons in England and Wales from 12 April and new customers can book lessons now. We’ve taken steps to ensure your safety.

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The DVSA approved the resumption of driving lessons in England and Wales from 12 April and new customers can book lessons now.



News Update April 12th

Our instructors will ensure that Covid-secure procedures will be used in our vehicles and we will do all we can to ensure your safety.

• In England, driving lessons and Theory Tests resumed on April 12th and practical tests will resume on April 22nd.

• In Wales, driving lessons and Theory Tests resumed on April 12th and practical tests will resume on April 22nd.

• In Scotland, we expect driving lessons and Theory Tests to restart from 26th April and practical tests to resume on May 6th.

We already have more than 1,000 Driving Instructors on the road and our contact centre and online booking systems are fully operational.

We are taking new customer bookings in England and Wales and have a great special offer…


Introductory Offer

6 hours for the price of 4*

That’s 2 free hours when you book 4*.

Call us in office hours or book online 24/7

0330 332 2680

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If there are no instructors covering your area, please call our contact centre or alternatively purchase REDs Fast Start 2021 Voucher for driving lessons as soon as possible.

We will resume bookings in Scotland shortly, in the meantime new customers in Scotland can buy our Fast Start 2021 Voucher in advance of our restart.

Find out more about RED’s Fast Start 2021 Voucher scheme

In Scotland you may see RED Driving School vehicles being driven as these cars are also used for personal travel.

*6 For 4 Introductory Offer – One of your free hours must be used on the day of your test. The 6 for 4 offer is not available to existing RED Driving School students and only one ‘6 for 4’ offer per learner.


We’ve taken steps to ensure your safety


We have taken a number of steps to ensure the safety and comfort of our students and instructors.

PPE

RED instructors will follow industry best practice on PPE requirements on every lesson. Face coverings are to be worn by both instructor and trainee.

Vehicle sanitisation 

RED instructors will prepare the car and wipe down the steering wheel and other controls before every lesson

Additional training

RED Instructors have been advised in how to reduce viral contamination and best practice for operating a safe driving lesson

Learner and instructor safety

Every customer will be asked to declare that they are symptom-free.

Full information is contained within our current operating procedures which are shown in the link below.

See more information here.


If you’re looking for more information on when driving tests will resume then please visit the DVSA site. DVSA Test Centre announcements can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-restarting-driver-and-rider-training-and-tests/coronavirus-restarting-driver-and-rider-training-and-tests