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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: 12/05/2021 14:14 Potential customers Demand for driving lessons is currently extremely high. This is a result of national lockdowns over the past 12 months. At...

Meet a CX Adviser: Paul

We’re already halfway through 2021—and already onto our sixth edition of Meet a CX Adviser this year alone! In case you’ve never checked out the series before, this is where we speak to our Customer Experience team and find out more about life at PassMeFast. In this article, we’ve spoken to Paul, who joined the team in the middle of 2020. How has his experience been at PassMeFast? Find out below! About Paul Age: 31 Do you have a driving licence?...

Explained: Road Positioning and Lane Discipline

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On your driving test, your examiner will be looking closely at your position on the road. Under this section of the mark sheet, there are two areas upon which they’ll be judging you. First: your road positioning. This includes how well you’re centred within your lane, and how you adapt your position when making a turn or overtaking. Secondly, lane discipline, and whether you can successfully choose the correct lane for your destination. It might seem basic, but steering into...

Can You Film a Driving Test?

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Dash cam usage is growing fast in the UK, with the AA estimating around a fifteen-fold increase in just four years. However, there are some conditions around where you can use them. One such instance concerns filming a driving test. There are plenty of reasons why you may wish to film your practical test, but not all of them are valid. In this article, we’ll take a look at the rules regarding filming your test, and explain what is and isn’t...

Who Has Right of Way at a Junction?

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Sharing the road is like sharing toys when you’re little. It won’t always seem fair, but there are overarching ideals dictating the best way to behave. Nowhere is this more evident than when roads intersect and form junctions. Sometimes you’ll need to wait for other vehicles to go first at junctions, and other times they’ll have to wait for you. But it’s not usually just a random, take-turns-and-hope-for-the-best approach. So, how do you know who has priority? Here we’ll dig...

How the Theory Test Will Change in 2021 — Everything You Need to Know

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With a pass rate hovering below 50% the theory test is a sticking point in many learner driver’s journeys, but 2020 introduced a new theory test shaped pothole. Once you’ve passed the theory, you have 2 years to sit the practical test before the certificate expires. If it expires before you pass the practical, you must retake the theory. The DVSA says this is because the theory test questions and format changes over time, so they refuse to extend any...

Meet a CX Adviser: Abigail

Meet a CX Adviser is back for yet another edition! Yep, with our team growing all the time, there are plenty more team members yet to introduce themselves on the PassMeFast Blog. In the hot seat this time is Abigail, who’s been a member of our Customer Experience team since the summer of 2020, and who has been assisting our southern learners ever since. What does she think of PassMeFast? About Abigail Age: 25 Do you have a driving licence?...

Theory Test Topics Explained: Vulnerable Road Users

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Hold onto your seats, PassMeFast readers! We have finally made it to the end of our Theory Test Topics Explained series. Once we’re finished with this last instalment, you can get your theory test booked in (assuming you’ve revised thoroughly!) and see how well you’ve digested everything we’ve covered. This time, we’re taking a look at vulnerable road users. For the last time, we’re going to walk you through what this theory test topic entails, offer example questions to give...

Theory Test Topics Explained: Vehicle Loading

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Hello PassMeFast readers! We’ve got some great news for you: we’re officially on the second-to-last instalment of our Theory Test Topics Explained series! This means that you’re mere steps away from completing your revision and acing your theory test. This time, the spotlight is shining on the thirteenth topic from the DVSA’s multiple-choice question bank: vehicle loading. We’re going to walk you through what this topic is all about, share some example multiple-choice questions and case studies, and offer some...

Theory Test Topics Explained: Safety Margins

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! If you’re dying to pass your theory test, we’ve got some good news for you. We’ve only got three more instalments left to cover in our Theory Test Topics Explained series! This time, we’re focusing our attention on the twelfth topic from the DVSA’s multiple-choice question bank: safety margins. We’ll explain what this topic involves and why it’s so vital to understand, offer example questions and give you some additional revision resources!...

Theory Test Topics Explained: Safety And Your Vehicle

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Hello, PassMeFast readers! If you’re in the process of revising for the theory test, and have been closely following our Theory Test Topics Explained series as a result, you’ll know that we’re not that far from the finish line now! We’re now on the eleventh topic (out of fourteen in total) from the DVSA’s multiple-choice question bank: safety and your vehicle. Get your notepad ready, because we’re going to be walking you through everything you need to know about this...