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We’re delighted to have won another major road safety award! RED’s Road Brain Trainer scooped the top prize at the FirstCar Young Driver Road Safety Awards 2016 for taking the lead in road safety by using a modern educational approach to help the learning process. Created in partnership with road safety experts and driver education […]

A shame for foreign-language learners, Ian McIntosh comments

Here at RED we are proud of our school’s the diversity, we’ve taught men and women from across the world to drive safely and pass the UK driving test for as long as anyone can remember. Since 2000, it’s been possible to take the practical and theory tests in up to 19 different languages, as […]

Avoiding Rear-End Shunts (and Whiplash!) from RED CEO, Ian McIntosh

Following Shadow home secretary Chris Grayling’s BBC radio appearance, discussing the “compensation culture” which has grown up around British motor insurance claims. RED’s CEO, Ian McIntosh shares some tips for avoiding being a part the whiplash phenomenon. Ian has clocked plenty of miles and experience of driving, but even for the most proficient and experienced […]

RED’s CEO takes on 1000 mile motorcycle challenge – wish him luck!

Our CEO, Ian McIntosh is set to swap four wheels for two as part of a 24 hour motorcycle challenge, all in aid of charity. On the 3rd May, Ian will be attempting to cover 1,000 miles in a journey that will take him and fellow bike enthusiast, Tim Wade of motorcycle dealer Miles King […]

Grace House has eggcellent Easter thanks to RED Driving School

The Easter bunny arrived early at Grace House Children’s Hospice in Sunderland.  Children who will benefit from the facilities that Grace House will offer when open, popped in with their families as North East-based RED Driving School dropped by with a boot full of Easter treats. RED, the UK’s largest driving school, decided to fill one […]

Get road REDdy with RED’s Brain Trainer

Becoming the best, safest driver you can isn’t just about passing a theory test, or even a practical one for that matter. Your driving tuition should be combined with a range of experiences which help prepare you to hit the road on your own. Enter RED’s Road Brain Trainer! This interactive e-learning tool is designed […]

Come and see us at The Franchise Show 2013, Excel London, 22-23 February

Plenty of people daydream about being their own boss, having better holidays or simply about having more money. By joining RED Driving School as a franchisee you could do just that. If you’re still not sure, get yourself a free ticket and come on down to the Franchise Show at at London’s Excel centre on the […]

Female drivers penalized under EU law

Although our customers’ main objective is to gain their driving licence, here at RED, we are developing our training methods to enhance and promote safe driving. Following the December changes to EU gender equality legislation Ian McIntosh, CEO of RED Driving School commented on the situation: “Price comparison website has recently released statistics which, […]

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