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Pre-Book and Save! Discounts on All Courses This May

Times may be tough right now, but here at PassMeFast, we know that people across Britain are still dreaming of the open road. That’s why we’re working hard to ensure that, once lockdown ends, we can help as many learners as possible to get their licence. If you’re looking forward to getting behind the wheel, then pre-booking your driving course is the way to go. Book in now, and we’ll arrange for your lessons to start soon after lockdown ends....

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Update from PassMeFast

As the coronavirus pandemic progresses, 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: 11/05/2020 08:35 Customers with ongoing bookings On Monday, 23rd March, the UK Government announced a lockdown. This is currently in force, and is expected to...

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Driving Tests for Key Workers

With the government advising most of the population to practise social distancing, the DVSA have taken the decision to suspend theory and practical tests. However, an exception exists to this rule. If you are a key worker, you may be eligible to take an emergency test. In this article, we will explain who may qualify, and how to book these tests. Who counts as a key worker? The government has identified those whose work is critical to the COVID-19 response, or...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Sackson from Croydon!

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It’s time to celebrate another fantastic essential worker! Before we launch into it, we just wanted to check in with you guys. How’s everyone doing?  We hope you’re coping well under the current circumstances. It ain’t exactly fun and games, but at the very least this lockdown is making us appreciate the little things in life! In an effort to throw some positive sprinkles over your week, let’s take a look at a lovely new pass photo that landed on...

Meet a Booking Agent: Emily

Meet a Booking Agent: Emily

Hello there, readers! We’re back again to help you get to know us here at PassMeFast HQ a little better. Once a month, we introduce a new member of our team in a series of articles we call Meet a Booking Agent. This month, it’s Emily‘s turn in the spotlight. She first joined PassMeFast in the autumn of 2019, and has already played a role in helping dozens of students to get their licence. Let’s hear from Emily herself! About Emily Age:...

Coronavirus: Car Cleaning Tips to Keep You Safe

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The coronavirus pandemic has forced us all to change our habits and view life through a different lens. In particular, people are taking cleanliness and hygiene very seriously. Though it’s a little scary to think about, we have to face the fact that the virus is able to live on various surfaces for a certain amount of time. Why is PassMeFast interested in this? Well, because your car (even though you shouldn’t be using it as often) is a potential...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Driving Songs

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Driving is one of the best forms of escapism and nothing enhances a car journey like a killer playlist. Whether you like to belt it out behind the wheel, or let the music transport you to another place, there’s a perfect track out there for you! In this guide, we’ve rounded up our top ten driving songs to blast next time you hit the road. Have a gander and see if you agree—other recommendations are welcome in the comments section!...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Isabella from Coventry!

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These key workers really are something, eh? On top of everything they do to keep the country safe and healthy, their driving success is providing PassMeFast with something to celebrate every week. That’s despite the fact that test centres are closed to most learners. Just when we think we might have to skip a week or delve into the archives, a brand new pass photo lands on our desk! So, who’s in the hot seat this time? It’s a very...

Can Your Job Affect Your Car Insurance Premiums?

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When it comes to car insurance, insurers look at every scrap of information there is to know about you in order to calculate your premiums. From where you live to how old you are, no stone goes unturned—and this even includes your job! Depending on what your occupation is, and the risks that insurers associate with it, you could see your car insurance premiums skyrocket or plummet. We’re going to take a look at how your job can affect your...

Coronavirus: How Long Does It Take to Get an Emergency Test?

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It’s now fairly common knowledge that, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the DVSA has cancelled most driving tests. Theory and practical test centres across the country have closed their doors to the vast majority of learner drivers. We say ‘vast majority’, and not all, because a small number of learner drivers are earning their licences under lockdown. The coronavirus pandemic has deepened our appreciation for the incredible people who work to keep our citizens healthy and our society running....

Coronavirus: What Does the Government’s New Advice Mean for Drivers?

In recent days, the UK government has begun the next phase of its coronavirus response. Though this doesn’t mean an end to lockdown, it does signal the easing of certain restrictions on daily life. One of the most notable changes was a slightly more relaxed approach to travel. We’ll examine what’s different, and what the new approach means for drivers. What has changed? It’s important to note that the new guidance represents more of a tweak to the rules than an...

Coronavirus: How to Keep Learning to Drive During Lockdown

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With lockdown rules in place, many learner drivers have seen their driving journey grind to a complete stop. Meanwhile, most theory and practical tests have been suspended until further notice. So, does that mean you’ve got to wait until lockdown is lifted to start your learning journey again? Not necessarily! Whether you only just got your provisional licence before lockdown was announced or were almost ready to take your theory or practical test, there are still ways to stay on...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Car Scents

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If there’s one thing we all take for granted, it’s the smell of a new car. We may not know what we’ve got ’til it’s gone, but we definitely notice when our motor starts smelling a little funky. Though nothing beats proper cleaning, a good air freshener can make all the difference, and can help to transform a drive from drab to fab. But which should you choose? In this guide, we’re running through our top ten car scents. See which...