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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Update from PassMeFast

As the UK emerges from lockdown, PassMeFast is keeping a close eye on the latest developments. This includes adapting to any new advice provided by the government. In this post, we will outline PassMeFast’s response to the coronavirus, and answer some common questions you may have regarding the impact on our services. Current status Last updated: 12/04/2021 11:15 Customers with ongoing bookings As the UK emerges from lockdown, each nation of the UK is planning how to allow learners to get...

Real Life Success Stories: PassMeFast’s 48 Hour Course

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At PassMeFast we pride ourselves on offering courses to suit learners of all experience levels. To get an idea of how well they work, all you have to do is listen to our customers! We’ve been in the driving game for years now and so there are plenty of pass photos and reviews to scroll through. To save you some time, we’re presenting a bunch of customer testimonials according to the PassMeFast driving course taken. Let’s kick things off with...

Meet an Instructor: Tommy

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! Are you ready to get to know more about another hardworking member of PassMeFast’s fleet of driving instructors? We’re back once more with another instalment in our Meet an ADI series! This month, we’ll be chatting to instructor Tommy, who joined the PassMeFast team all the way back in 2018. Based around Greater Manchester, with 10 years of teaching experience under his belt, Tommy has plenty to share with us! About Tommy Age: 53 What age were you...

7 Safety Checks to Complete After a Break From Driving

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Has your car been off the road for a while? Maybe you’ve been WFH, gallivanting around the world, or unable to drive due to medical reasons? Either way, there are some crucial checks to carry out before driving again. Failure to do so can result in breakdowns or fines. These checks won’t take you long, so let’s get going! 7 Checks Before Driving for the First Time in a While   Fuel or battery power Call me Captain Obvious, but...

Driving Lessons Are Back: Here’s What You Need to Know

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As the UK continues returning to normality, we’ve just hit a major milestone on the roadmap out of lockdown. For many people across the country, 12th April meant a return to the gym, the pub or the hairdressers. At PassMeFast, though, the excitement was due to the return of driving lessons across England and Wales. Though learners across the country are now free to get back behind the wheel, there are still some important rules to follow. Join us as we...

My Learner Driver Experience: Jade

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It’s been a hot minute, but we did not forget about our My Learner Driver Experience series! Let’s just say it took a little hiatus while driving lessons and tests in the UK were on hold. The important thing is that we’re back now and we have a brilliant interview to share. This month’s dose of driving inspo comes courtesy of PassMeFast ADI Assistant, Jade. She managed to earn her licence in what looks like record time and she has...

Learning to Drive After Lockdown: Advice for 4 Types of Learner

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It’s been a really tough 12 months for learner drivers across Britain. Driving lessons and tests have been suspended and restarted more times than we can count. This has resulted in last minute cancellations, significant delays and lots of confusion. Basically, everything that you don’t want thrown at you when you’re trying to acquire an important life skill! Now that it looks like lessons and tests will be back up and running very soon (and hopefully for good!), we wanted...

6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Private Driving Practice

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The DVSA recently announced that private driving practice is now allowed in England. What does this mean? Well, as long as it is with a member of your household or support bubble, you can hit the road and do some driving in preparation for lessons and tests starting up again. Given that it’s been over 3 months since most learners were able to get behind the wheel, this is a pretty attractive option right now! With this in mind, PassMeFast...

Meet a Booking Agent: Marley

It’s time for another edition of Meet a Booking Agent! In this series, we lift the lid on life at PassMeFast by talking to the staff who dedicate their days to helping our students’ courses go smoothly. Today, we’ll be chatting to Marley, who became a member of the team in the summer of 2020. How has his PassMeFast journey gone so far? Let’s find out! About Marley Age: 23 Do you have a driving licence? Yes. At what age...

Pass the Theory Test with these 5 Simple Steps!

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If you want to get a driving licence you have to pass two tests: the theory test and the practical test. While the practical test is the one that most learner drivers dwell on, you can’t even book one of these without first passing the theory test! On top of this, more than 50% of learners fail the theory test on their first attempt. Don’t be like them. At PassMeFast, we’ve helped thousands of learners to become qualified drivers. In...

March 2021 News Roundup

Another big hello to all of our readers! We’re already a quarter of the way through 2021. Though it might not have been a dream start to the year, there are plenty of reasons to be hopeful. Chief among them (for us, anyway) is that lessons and tests are set to restart very soon! If you’re out of the loop, though, don’t worry. We’re here to help fill you in on all things motoring! This month, we look at the...