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“Best Driving School! Couldnt be happier ”

Written on: 21/10/2017 by Charlotte16 (1 review written)

Red Driving School was the perfect choice when I decided to learn to drive. The service I received I was incredibly helpful. As a student and quite a nervous individual I was instantly put at ease. Firstly the online training service was so useful. I passed my driving theory first time with the help from the variety of modules and courses I received from Red. Everything you need to know can be found on the website and through the learning portal. Upon getting my first lesson booked I was able… Read Full Review

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“Brilliant driving school”

Written on: 21/10/2017 by DarienParks82 (1 review written)

I would most definitely recommend red driving school! My instructor was patient, friendly and most importantly had a good sense of humour! I learnt to drive in the Chesterfield area, I was previously worried, almost dreading the roundabouts there, but my instructor developed a brilliant way to help me overcome my nerves and tackle the roundabouts confidently! Having confidence issues definitely made driving a chore, but with my instructors tutition it has changed that completely. First… Read Full Review

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“Idiot driving by an instructor”

Written on: 21/10/2017 by Kenleyn482 (1 review written)

I believe the object of red is to teach people to drive safely taking risk in a driving school car.causing people to swerve to avoid an accident is totally unacceptable.who ever was driving at 6.40 up pol Hill in Sevenoaks was driving in a dangerous manner.they continued to tail Gate the driver in front and turned off into London Road Knockholt. If this is how the instructor drives how can they teach anyone else.a word to the instructor concerned is needed.dangerous driving. Speeding and… Read Full Review

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“Witold Zych - Great Druving Instructor”

Written on: 20/10/2017 by 113Lyon (1 review written)

Witold Zych from RED Driving School was a fantastic driving instructor. He was very patient, friendly and cared about my development and progression driving. He was very flexible too. It was a pleasure learning to drive with him. I only did approx 20 hours with Witold as I unfortunately had to move location with work. But he has put me in great stead to carry on lessons in London and we have kept in touch - I look forward to telling him.once I've passed my test… Read Full Review

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“Fantastic instructor helped me to pass first time”

Written on: 20/10/2017 by AdamStevenson6 (1 review written)

My instructor, Witold Zych, has been absolutely amazing! He is very kind, patient and knowledgeable and helped me to pass my test first time with only 5 minor faults. He is great with organising lessons and is amazingly flexable with the times of his lessons and I appreciate all the work he has put in so much. He also has very good banter which is invaluable in calming down your nerves, but also knows when to be serious and direct… Read Full Review

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Written on: 20/10/2017

Forgot to say, this is in Edinburgh, Scotland

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“Really great experience”

Written on: 19/10/2017 by Tatiana416 (1 review written)

I had a very experience with my instructor around the Welwyn Garden City area. I passed second time. It would have been nice to pass first time, but still very happy to have passed. My instructor was very encouraging all through. Pricey, but worth it overall. I would definitely recommend to friends… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 20/10/2017

Congratulations on passing your test. The best people pass second time (like me!!) LOL! Best wishes for your future driving.

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“Helped me to pass with Confidence.”

Written on: 19/10/2017 by Norfolkgal22 (1 review written)

I am really pleased to have taken lessons with red driving school, but I owe most of my positive experience to my very good instructor. He helped me to feel relaxed and more confident about my own ability and we always took lessons at my own pace. I would say that the My Red feature could do with some improvement in terms of user accessibility, however I overcame this by always booking with and paying my instructor directly, to avoid any issues. You may also find that this option is less… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 20/10/2017

Congratulations on passing your test and thank you for the review. Customers can of course pay their instructor directly but please remember that such payments are not backed by RED's no-quibble money back guarantee on unused funds. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“The friendly donut ”

Written on: 18/10/2017 by Willh32 (1 review written)

Really nervous to begin with but the instructor was really chill and patient with me , he could have a joke ir two , really enjoyed my learning , would highly recommend , the instructors was always on time not once late, i like when I tock a wrong turn he would just go the other left land call me a donut , really good experience no down sound I felt. I was a slow learner to begin with and was very nervous but as time went on with all the joking and funny comments I built my confidence quickly… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 20/10/2017

Thank you for the nice review and well done on passing your test. Great review title!!! Best wishes for your future driving.

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“robbed me of £60”

Written on: 18/10/2017 by Jordenx177 (1 review written)

the only instructor who teaches automatic in my area robbed me....he didn't ring, he didn't knock he sat outside of my grove for 3 MINUTES parked up, and drove off at the 5minute mark and sent an email saying I was a no show...they are to wait a minimum of 5 a maximum of 15 minutes. I called and the office called him all day no answer! disgusting save your money DONT book with MYRED… Read Full Review

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“Amazing! I passed first time! ”

Written on: 17/10/2017 by hartley132 (1 review written)

I had learnt to drive with 2 different Driving schools previously and I didn’t feel like I was getting anywhere with them so I tried Red Driving school in the Bournemouth area after so many people gave me great feedback about them and it took me 4 lessons to pass first time! My instructor was so patient with me and so calm! He’s so good at explaining the ways to drive and I felt like I learnt a lot more than I did with any other Driving school! I definitely reccomend Red Driving school!… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 20/10/2017

Congratulations on your first time pass and thank you for your kind words. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“Female instructor,friend ,great if your natural nervous ”

Written on: 17/10/2017 by Driver171017 (1 review written)

I learnt with red driving school in the west Herts of Hertfordshire.  When I was trying to find a independent female instructor in October 2016 in my local area , it was really hard to find a available slot just to have a first lesson , so I googled and red came up , amazing customer service and I was able to have 2 hour lessons at a time to really get into driving at the deep end. She was amazing through everything and really made a scary first experience light and enjoyable. Over time I was… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 20/10/2017

Thank you for your review and recommendation. Congratulations on passing and best wishes for your future driving.

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“Useless!”

Written on: 16/10/2017 by AndreaP92 (2 reviews written)

The instructor was nice first, but as time went by she got less and less interested, overreacting every little mistake and not even trying to improve my skills. Her maneuver explanations were also ridiculously confusing. Eventually, after months of lessons, just a week before my test she told me to cancel it, because 'I wasn't ready'. I still wanted to go for it, but she said she wouldn't give neither her name or car for my test, saying I would ruin her reputation. Obviously wanted to get more… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 17/10/2017

I was sorry to read of your past experience of learning with RED but congratulate you now on eventually passing your test. RED's mission is to teach safe driving for life and we do not encourage instructors to take customers to the test unless they are ready. We feel we have a duty to ensure our customers are competent, safe drivers and if we achieve that, passing the test will be straightforward. Please also note that should a customer request an alternative instructor, we are happy to oblige. Best wishes for your future driving.

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Written on: 17/10/2017

'Teaching safe driving' might be RED's mission, but not the teacher's. Let's be honest here. This is a business, and business is about money. She clearly wanted more. And telling me to cancel my test only a week before was simply a let down. When I made mistakes with my latest teacher, who was brilliant by the way, he said 'okay, let's work on these', took notes and we would practice until I got it right. Your teacher simply told me in the last minute to put the test to a later date, so we could have more lessons. When I wasn't sure about the bay parking maneuver, your instructor said it's not a problem, because it's unlikely I would get that on my test (I could have, because I saw myself someone else starting their test with it).
Long story short, a devoted instructor would observe the way you drive, improve your weaknesses and encourage you, rather than stressing you out and make you feel a miserable driver. I saw the difference myself between your and my last teacher. But there is no money in a confident and skilled driver, and like I said it's a business.

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Written on: 18/10/2017

I know exactly who you are talking about and on initial meet ups she asked me about my financial status asking how and where I get money from, do I have reliable income...always canceing our lessons last minute due to double booking. shes very rude very intrusive! she will ruin the school with her reputation

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★★★★★

“Very good”

Written on: 16/10/2017 by JavierHicks (1 review written)

Red driving school is very good, very patient with you while you’re learning and are very detailed in how they teach you. Would highly recommmend… Read Full Review

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Written on: 17/10/2017

Thank you for the very nice review and indeed the recommendation. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“Worth every penny”

Written on: 15/10/2017 by XavierWagner (1 review written)

I passed first time with Red driving school. How they teach you and knowing that they are there to listen and help you with what you need is amazing. There heart is set to helping you pass… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 17/10/2017

Congratulations on your first time pass and thank you for your kind words. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“Passed my test on first attempt ”

Written on: 13/10/2017

I had a really professional instructor. I have been driving for over 20 years in my country of origin but wasn't able to convert my license in UK. Purchased lesson with Red and chosen instructor, N. I'm not supposed to put his name here apparently. He was very patient as he understood entirely that drivers with experience does not need 10 lessons and he was not just all out to make ££. With his guidance, I have passed my test in first attempt with only 2 faults. Contrary to all the… Read Full Review

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Written on: 17/10/2017

Congratulations on your first time pass and thank you for your nice review. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“Red Driving School - Fantastic”

Written on: 13/10/2017 by ChristopherRowe (1 review written)

I initially rang Red Driving School as i had a slightly strange circumstance with me being integrated into driving, they were very helpful on the phone and I got my first lessons booked. My instructor was amazing, he adapted to my driving situation straight away and everything went smoothly from day one. I was with him through my theory and practical test, with both times getting sound, concise information. Due to this I passed my theory test first time and I can proudly say I also passed my… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 17/10/2017

Congratulations on your first time pass in both tests and thank you for your great review. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“Excellent system and instructor”

Written on: 11/10/2017 by ibrokamel (1 review written)

I learned to drive with RED Driving School in the Peckham/Lewisham/Hither Green area. I passed my test on the first attempt! The website is incredibly easy to use and the customer service are immensely helpful. My instructor, Abdirahman Islow, is a fantastic teacher who deeply cares about the progress of his students. He taught me road laws and etiquette in a very calm and reassuring manner. Whenever I made a mistake, he was very skilled at helping me understand why the mistake was made and… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 17/10/2017

Congratulations on your first time pass and thank you for your very thorough review. Your words are appreciated. Thanks also for the recommendation. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“RED Driving School”

Written on: 10/10/2017 by Newton451 (1 review written)

I learnt to drive in the Bromley Area. My instructor is very patient and thorough with her explanation and teaching. She made sure to cover topics in detail and very clearly. And so I passed first time round… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 11/10/2017

Thank you for the very nice review and congratulations on your first time pass! Well done. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“Great instructor - Passed first time”

Written on: 09/10/2017 by Blaine97 (1 review written)

My RED Driving School instructor was a great instructor and helped me to pass my test on the first time. He was flexible regarding times, made himself available to give extended lessons, and I never had any trouble if I needed to reschedule. He is easy to get along with and I felt comfortable from the first lesson. He took the time to explain and demonstrate everything so it was clear, and showed me where I was going wrong if ever I wasn't doing something right. … Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 11/10/2017

Thank you for the great review and congratulations on your first time pass! Well done. Best wishes for your future driving.

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“Brilliant!”

Written on: 09/10/2017 by 12356abc (1 review written)

I had booked my test on 12th September and booked 23 hours to cover six weeks, my instructor helped me hugely through the six weeks and I wouldn't of passed first time without him… Read Full Review

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Written on: 11/10/2017

Congratulations on your first time pass! Well done. Thanks for the nice review and best wishes for your future driving.

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