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★★★★★

“Value for money”

Written on: 22/05/2017 by Ryan19971 (1 review written)

I was rather reluctant to try red driving school because it is more expensive however after going with them myself I can say that I'd rather pay that little bit extra for a quality driving instructor and I feel as if I have learned far more than I have from previous instructors. For once I actually felt as if I have total faith in the instructor sat next to me. Also rather than the negative language used with previous driving instructors and schools I've been with, it was refreshing that he… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Thank you for your nice review. I am glad you found our style fruitful and value for money. I wish you well with your future driving

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“Value for money”

Written on: 22/05/2017 by Ryan19971 (1 review written)

I was rather reluctant to try red driving school because it is more expensive however after going with them myself I can say that I'd rather pay that little bit extra for a quality driving instructor and I feel as if I have learned far more than I have from previous instructors. For once I actually felt as if I have total faith in the instructor sat next to me. Also rather than the negative language used with previous driving instructors and schools I've been with, it was refreshing that he… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 22/05/2017

Thank you for your nice review. I am glad you found our style fruitful and value for money. I wish you well with your future driving

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★★★★★

“Very good”

Written on: 22/05/2017 by Burnhamig283 (1 review written)

My instroctor is very good and experienced, we covered everything and i passed the test… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test and thank you for the nice review. Best wishes for your future driving

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“Find someone else.”

Written on: 22/05/2017 by 11Hartley (1 review written)

The instructor was good WHEN he turned up. But he canceled on 3 out of 4 lessons. I had booked over 20 hours for a month and had 4. The company is extremely bad as well. If a driver books you in or claims you cancelled you have to prove it wasn't the case or you will be charged. My lessons were all cancelled 20 minutes before the lessons and I had arranged to take time off work. In the contract if you cancel within 48h before the lesson you will be charged, but there is no problem for them to… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 22/05/2017

I was sorry to read your feedback. This is not the standard of service we expect from our instructors and we take all feedback very seriously. Please contact Customer Services to see if we can help.

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★★★★★

“Great Driving Instructor”

Written on: 21/05/2017 by AndyP333 (1 review written)

I passed my test first time at St.Albans. The instructor was very encouraging, very patient and even managed to completely eliminate my long standing confusion with roundabouts in one lesson. He was always on time for lessons. As a more mature learner with a baby on the way, I had a lot riding on passing my driving test, however thanks to him I went into my test with complete confidence. I highly recommend this instructor… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test at the first attempt and thank you for the nice review. Best wishes for your future driving

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“Worst Instructor Ever”

Written on: 20/05/2017 by ArnavBrooks (1 review written)

This was my first time learning to drive and this instructor has put me off driving for life. He was rude, asked very personal questions, was impatient when other cars beeped at me, regularly told me to get out of the car if I was taking too long to start or turn, spoke about his personal troubles while I was focused on driving, was very negative on my driving skills, told me I wasn't ready for my test while driving to take the test, was so concerned I wouldn't pay for the final lesson the he… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 22/05/2017

Clearly, the issues you describe are not acceptable. I have written to you via the Review Centre for details so that we can thoroughly investigate the matter.

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“RED driving school with instructor Gary Potter”

Written on: 20/05/2017 by KLuwaya (1 review written)

I learnt to drive with RED driving school in the Preston area. My instructor was able to improve my driving and I passed with only 4 minors. I would highly recommend Gary as when I came to him I was not confident in my driving and made various mistakes often, however he was able to teach me a variety of ways of doing the maneuvers, I was able to gain confidence and be able to independently drive and trust in my decisions. The lessons were also fun as well as insightful… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test and thank you for the positive review. Best wishes for your future driving

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“Great Company to Learn to Drive With”

Written on: 18/05/2017 by seGreer419 (1 review written)

Very professional and supportive driving school. I learnt to drive in the West/North West London area with Marlon Jarrett who was an amazing teacher. I'm happy to say that I passed on my first try!… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test at the first attempt and thank you for the wonderful review. Best wishes for your future driving

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★☆☆☆☆

“Steer clear if you want to become an instructor ”

Written on: 18/05/2017 by shrimpie (1 review written)

This company is diabolical when it comes to the care of their franchise instructors. If you are considering joining them then firstly don't or look at the termination clauses in the contract. They can terminate your contract if you get a doctors diagnosis and letter to tell you to stop immediately and charge you the remaining fees in my case £3400!!! Caring company ....... hell no. Customer service rating ..... 0. Intimidation ...... 100%. Recommended..... definitely not. So in short don't… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 22/05/2017

All our self-employed instructors sign a term based contract. Early release may be possible in medical emergencies and every such request is judged on its merits. I don't know your circumstances but I wish you well with both your illness and your career.

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“Anxious person who passed Barnet with Ebtekar Yadgary”

Written on: 17/05/2017 by Rew108 (1 review written)

I am a particularly anxious person who had had several instructors before who didn't work out. My Red instructor got an excellent balance of making me feel safe yet confident. He was great at explaining things in different ways and helping me to anticipate events on the road. He also had the bigger picture in mind and helped me to understand how to become a safer driver even when I pass… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test and thank you for the nice review. I am glad we have been able to help you. Best wishes for your future driving

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“Pass with Red in Plymouth”

Written on: 17/05/2017 by Ferguson362 (1 review written)

I have had 5 different instructors and he was the best one. He got me passed my test in under 35 hours and within a month and a half (as I asked him I wanted to pass quickly). He has a very good approach to teaching, focusing on a small number of elements each lesson so you don't confuse and can really concentrate on learning. He is also very good at encouraging you to take the next step so you never feel held back. He has a genuine interest in passing students competently and quickly. I… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test and thank you for the nice review. Choosing the right School and the right Instructor makes all the difference and I am glad we were able to help. Best wishes for your future driving

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“Shocking ”

Written on: 16/05/2017 by QuinnMcClure1959 (1 review written)

The instructor was rude and constantly told me I was a terrible driver. She never had a good word to say. I've learnt more watching YouTube videos and teaching myself than with her. She was always at least 30 minutes late. She shouted and screamed for no reason which made me feel unsafe in the car and a few months on I'm still feeling unsafe when driving because I'm expecting someone to scream at me. She also expected you to know everything even though the point of getting an instructor is that… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 22/05/2017

I was sorry to read of your experience. Please remember that our customers can ask for a change of instructor at any time. Our Customer Service team are there to help in such matters. I note you are no longer learning with us and I wish you well with your lessons and indeed you future driving. Thank you for the feedback.

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“Let down again and again”

Written on: 15/05/2017 by FridaPage (1 review written)

I am in the middle of my intensive tuition course with my test this week. My instructor has been late by 30 minutes on every occasion. He has fallen asleep twice during my lessons, the ones I have paid for. When I have complained by telephone I am not offered any refund or compensation at all. There is no sympathy from the person in the centre. I am very worried that I will have wasted my money this week because the instructor is so bad. I am so emotionally worn out by the experience it is… Read Full Review

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“RED - great instructor!”

Written on: 15/05/2017 by dtSilva203 (1 review written)

Great instructor. He was very accommodating, the communication from RED was really good. Booking easy and flexible. He has taught two of my sons - both passed first time! We live in Welwyn - he was happy to take the lessons around us or in St Albans where they took their tests. Thank you!… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations to both of sons on passing their tests and both at the first attempt too! Thank you for the nice review. Best wishes for your boys' future driving

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“Great Experience in the UK”

Written on: 15/05/2017 by LongNV (1 review written)

I have moved to the UK about 11 months ago and I just passed my test today in Wrexham, thanks a lot to Red Driving School and to my instructor ! Although I had some driving experience in my own country but driving here is the UK is very different. He really did a superb job in helping me get the required skills and confidence to pass my test in the first attempt. He was very thorough during the lesson to help me get rid of my own bad habits and learn the required skills and build up my… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Welcome to the UK and congratulations on passing your test. Thank you for the very nice review. Best wishes for your future driving

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“First class driving instructor”

Written on: 15/05/2017 by choukchouk (1 review written)

Passed my practical exam the first time with 1 minor error! I think this says it all about the very professional, first class instructor from RED. Thank you!… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test first time and with just one minor! Thank you for the nice review and best wishes for your future driving

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“Instructors not held accountable”

Written on: 14/05/2017

I have had 5 instructors within the space of 6 months all down to the instructors cancelling lessons repeatedly and sometimes at the last minute. When you take your annual leave to coincide with your lesson and that gets cancelled. It becomes a bit of a disgrace. Lets just say i've learnt my lesson and would not be using their instructors again. On the other hand customer telephone service is good… Read Full Review

By Red Driving School

Written on: 22/05/2017

Thank you for the feedback. I was sorry to read of your experience which is not as we would expect it to be. Best wishes in any future endeavours with lessons and I hope you eventually succeed. Please do call customer services if we can help.

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“Passed first time”

Written on: 13/05/2017 by Kyliem (1 review written)

I had THE best driving instructor:) To be made to feel totally at ease on one of the most nervous things I've ever done was fantastic... I enjoyed every driving lesson I had over the period of a year... if something wasn't working for me and I wasn't picking it up then he would change the way he taught me till he found the best and easiest way for me... patience and a sense of humour seemed to work best :) I would definitely recommend to any one wishing to learn to drive… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test at the first attempt and thank you for the nice review. I am glad you enjoyed your lessons. Best wishes for your future driving

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“Driving couldn't be easier”

Written on: 13/05/2017 by cbashmash11 (1 review written)

Thanks to the help of my amazing instructor I passed first time. Would highly recommend RED Driving School to any learners no matter where you live. The instructor won't make you try anything he believes you're not ready for and is very understanding for any mistakes you make and I made a lot! I now feel very confident and hope to be driving around Newcastle in my own car as soon as possible. Big thanks to the great help from RED and my instructor!… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test first time and thank you for the great review. Best wishes for your future driving

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“Passed First time ”

Written on: 13/05/2017 by Ware31 (1 review written)

I enjoy my driving less with my instructor in St. Helens. Was very flexible and was always there to answer my questions, with amazing patience and hard work she helped me pass my driving test… Read Full Review

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Written on: 22/05/2017

Congratulations on passing your test at the first attempt and thank you for the wonderful review. Best wishes for your future driving

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