Driving Lessons in Ongar

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If there are no instructors covering your area, please call our contact centre or alternatively purchase a driving lesson gift voucher which can be redeemed when an instructor becomes available. Gift vouchers can be redeemed against our best introductory driving lesson prices and course package discounts and also gives access to our online Road Brain Trainer to prepare to pass the driving test.

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Would you like to pass your driving test in Ongar with a highly rated driving school on Trustpilot?

Looking for driving lessons in Ongar can be daunting. Which driving instructor in Ongar should you choose? Who’s going to give you the best chance of passing your test? How much is it going to cost?

RED Driving School Ongar offers driving lessons that are structured and tailored to you and your individual needs as a learner driver, so you get the instruction you need to pass your test and become a safe driver. All of our RED Driving School Instructors in Ongar are DVSA registered. You have a choice of a male or female instructor, and lessons are available in both manual and automatic cars.

Book online and get our latest offers for driving lessons in Ongar.

If there are no instructors covering your area please purchase a RED Gift Voucher for driving lessons at the earliest opportunity.

RED Driving School Ongar

01277 887 607

Opening Times
Monday 08:30am - 07:00pm
Tuesday 08:30am - 07:00pm
Wednesday 08:30am - 07:00pm
Thursday 08:30am - 07:00pm
Friday 08:30am - 07:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

We’ll show you how to pass your driving test, but we’ll also make sure that you’re a safe and competent driver in Ongar

Learning to drive is an important event in anyone’s life. It doesn’t matter if you’re a total beginner, if you’ve tried to pass before and failed, or if you want to take an intensive driving course and pass your test as quickly as possible. RED Driving School in Ongar will guide you through the learning process to make sure you reach driving test standard in the shortest time possible.

We’ve even developed RED’s Road Brain Trainer, which RED learners can use free of charge and which can help increase your chance of passing the practical test by 14%.

Meet Dave, one of our RED Driving Instructors:

“I’ve been a driving instructor for over 20 years. I started out as a new driver instructor and now also train people to become driving instructors, so I’ve seen it all!

The test and driving regulations has changed over the years and at RED we really focus on ensuring that our learners are 100% confident and competent with independent driving.

As a parent myself I understand that patience is key through the instruction process, everyone has different strengths and weaknesses. It’s all about encouraging progression in a way that benefits the student and manages expectations. There’s nothing like the feeling when a student passes or achieves their goals – it’s a process you go through together.

I’ve taught thousands of people over the years and whether your aim is passing your driving test or refreshing certain skills, I’d say go for it! The freedom and confidence that safe driving gives you is simply incredible.”

Why choose RED Driving School in Ongar?

Driving instructors in Ongar registered with the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency

All of our driving instructors in Ongar are registered with the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency for your peace of mind and safety

Help with theory training

We don’t just help you pass the practical driving test, but we also help with the theory too..

Block booking discounts

Save on lesson costs by block booking your lessons

National Driving School of the Year

Our driving lessons are so good in Ongar that we’ve won Driving School of the Year.

Foreign language and learning options

If you’d prefer to learn to drive in another language, we can help. We have a number of multi-lingual driving instructors available in Ongar.

A highly rated driving school on Trustpilot

Don’t just take our word for it, check out our reviews on Trustpilot.

Depending on your previous experience of driving, we have a range of options to choose from for your driving lessons in Ongar.

Beginner Driving Lessons

As a beginner learning to drive in Ongar, you can’t beat practicing on different types of roads in and around the area to broaden your experience. Our lessons are designed to ensure you become a safe and confident driver. We’ll cover off everything to help you pass your test, including:

  • Cockpit drill
  • Safety checks
  • Moving away and stopping
  • Signals
  • Your position on the road
  • Mirrors and blind spots
  • Junctions and roundabouts
  • Meeting traffic
  • Speed
  • Emergency stop
  • Parallel parking
  • Hazard awareness
  • Turning your car
  • Reversing
  • Planning and independent driving
  • Darkness and weather conditions
  • Passengers and loads
  • Security
  • Using satellite navigation.

Lapsed Learner

If you gave up on driving because you didn’t get on with your instructor, if your practical test was a nightmare or if life simply got in the way, you are still way ahead of a lot of people. You’ve probably got a lot of experience and skills under your belt already; it is just that your experience just needs a bit of tweaking. We’re here to help you build confidence on the road, pass your test and become a safe driver for the rest of your life.

Even if you’ve failed your driving test, it’s not the end of the world. In fact, if you already know what it’s like to sit a test, you can prepare yourself better for the big day. We’ll help you figure out what went wrong the first time around and we’ll work on that with you.

Refresher Lessons

In our working lives, we all accept the benefit of ongoing training to help us keep up to date. With this in mind, it makes sense to take the same approach with our driving.

The value of post-test training is widely accepted as beneficial throughout the driving industry. It’s something that provides the newly qualified driver with an opportunity to further develop and hone their skills.

There’s also an increasing amount of people who’ve held a licence for a number of years and are realising that they too would benefit from extra tuition. Many are taking a refresher course.

At RED, our refresher courses cover a wide range of driving situations. Bespoke courses are designed to provide help and support to drivers.

Intensive Driving Course in Ongar

For those in a bit of a hurry to pass your test and get your driving licence, RED can offer the option of intensive driving lessons. An intensive driving course can be great when starting your lessons from scratch, or for those just wanting to brush up on their skills before sitting their test. Intensive lessons can range from a daily two-hour lesson to consecutive days of back-to-back lessons. We can be as flexible as you need us to be.

Whether you learn to drive over a period of a few months or simply a few weeks, RED will ensure you have the right skills to not only be a competent driver, but to pass your test and be a safe driver for life.

Pass Plus Course

Ever wondered why it can be so expensive for new drivers to get car insurance? It’s because after 40 to 80 hours of driving experience, most people forget that they’re still an inexperienced driver.

Obviously the last thing you want is to have an accident. So, what are the options for reducing the chances of being involved in an accident? A Pass Plus course will enable you to gain confidence and valuable experience after passing your test, including learning how to reduce the risk of accidents.

Our Pass Plus course is a six-hour package, which includes the following in-car tuition:

  • Dual carriageways
  • Motorway driving
  • Rural roads
  • Complicated city situations
  • All weather conditions
  • Night driving.

Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers

Ideal as a 17th Birthday present, vouchers can be bought to redeem against driving lessons. You can purchase driving lesson gift vouchers online to suit your budget.

These can be given to the learner who will be able to redeem the voucher against our best introductory driving lesson prices and course package discounts. RED Driving Lesson Gift Vouchers also give access to our award-winning online Road Brain Trainer which will help prepare to pass the driving test. Find out more and buy your RED Driving Lesson Gift Voucher here