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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Drive safe with driveRED

So apparently it is summer but, in true British style, the rain is blessing us with its presence and, to add to this joy, heavy winds are due over the next few days. Here at RED Driving School, we want to provide you with some top tips on how to drive in adverse weather conditions […]


This time of year there is increased congestion on all types of roads; Christmas shopping, families travelling away for the holiday break, and poor weather all contribute to extra traffic on the road. Here we provide some useful tips to help you avoid the increase in journey times and frustration this can cause.

10 Steps to Pass YOUR Test – Step 2:Choosing the right Driving Instructor

The most important consideration you should have, when choosing your instructor, is that you have confidence in them and their ability to teach you. Here we highlight some things for you to consider when choosing your instructor.

Driving home for Christmas

We’ve all heard the classic song “driving home for Christmas”. We’d like to hear from you; what songs will you be listening to this Christmas eve on your drive home? We would like to take this time to remind you to be safe and responsible when driving on the roads at this time of year, especially for […]

The winter checklist- the essential driving equipment during the cold months

Unless you’ve been living in a cocoon, you’ll be more than aware that winter has well and truly arrived. This creates its own set of problems for motorists. Although the majority of drivers won’t get stuck this winter, with the weather being so unpredictable at the moment, you never know what’s around the corner. In […]

Car Sidelights: What are the Driving Rules and Regulations?

When we hear the term ‘sidelights’, most drivers will automatically think of the small / dim lights on the front of the vehicle. However, this term also includes the rear number plate light. In some cars, these lights come on automatically when the engine is switched on. It is true to say that sidelights are […]

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