The Driving Test Timing Study: Everything You Need To Know

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You can count on PassMeFast to always have our eyes and ears acutely attuned to the driving grapevine. Not much happens in the world of cars and tests without us knowing about it! These past few days, we’ve been hearing rumours that are soon to become reality: there’s going to be an official study of driving test timings. Yes, the DVSA is sending out their most observant employees to measure whether the December 2017 changes have affected the time it...

Meet An ADI: Michelle

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PassMeFast wouldn’t be where it is today if not for its fleet of experienced driving instructors. Helping hundreds of learner drivers across the UK ditch the L plates, our instructors are the best in the field. We’re always keen to celebrate our ADIs’ hard work, which is why we launched our Meet an ADI series. This month, we’re giving you an exclusive look at yet another PassMeFast instructor. We’d like you to give a warm welcome to Michelle—an ADI who joined...

Derbyshire Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

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Here at the PassMeFast Blog, we’re working our way around the UK to bring you useful information on the practical test centres in each county. Our handy guides will provide you with details on the local area, potential test routes, access information and more. In this guide, we’ll be focusing on the Derbyshire driving test centres. With just three test centres to choose from in Derbyshire, learners have a clear-cut choice here: Buxton, Chesterfield or Derby (Alvaston). Read on for the...

June 2018: News Roundup

Welcome to our round-up of all the driving news you need to know from June. And what a month it’s been! England are doing well in the World Cup, the sun has been shining for more than 4 days in a row and British people are running out of things to moan about! Not to mention, there’s been some major changes in the world of driving. So, before you overdo it with that ‘burnt-to-a-crisp-and-pretty-damn-proud-of-it’ British aesthetic, take some well-needed time...

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in June

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PassMeFast has helped hundreds of learner drivers across the UK ditch the L plates and get on the road in the space of weeks or even days—and this month was no different. The sun might have been scorching, but that certainly didn’t stop PassMeFast learners from getting on the road! We’ve had a number of great students pass this June. So, if you’re not sure if PassMeFast would be the right fit or you think we’re over-hyped, we’re sure our...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in June

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Summer 2018 is certainly proving the naysayers wrong. The sun is showing no sign of leaving the sky and England are showing no sign of dropping out of the World Cup! Yep, the month of June has been pretty sweet. On top of all that, the PassMeFast learners continue to impress us with their positive attitudes and ability to master new skills. We’ve dragged ourselves away from the football long enough to have a look through all of our latest...

Driving Instructor Insurance—Everything You Need To Know

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No matter how careful we are as drivers, there’s always the possibility of something causing damage to our vehicles. When you’re a driving instructor, however, the risk of damage is even higher. Teaching learners how to drive increases the likelihood of accidents on the road, which is why driving instructor insurance is so important. You need an insurance policy that meets your needs and keeps your vehicle, yourself and your learners protected. To help you through this process, we’ve put...

PassMeFast’s 35 Hour Driving Course

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Are you a learner who’s not exactly a complete beginner to  driving, but still has some way to go before being test ready? Perhaps you started taking lessons a while ago, but stopped without getting very far. Couldn’t find the right instructor, didn’t feel like you were making any progress, your financial situation changed—there’s a number of reasons people take a break from learning to drive. Regardless of the specifics, if this sounds like you, our 35 hour driving course...

Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Driving Instructor?

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Have you ever thought about a career as a driving instructor? Being your own boss, a life on the road (though perhaps not in the Mick Jagger sense), not being tied to a desk, regularly cranking down the window to feel the breeze in your hair… Yep, it can all sound pretty great when you think of the perks. Becoming and then sustaining a life as an ADI (Approved Driving Instructor), though, is a serious commitment. If you’re the right kind...

Lancashire Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

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Here at PassMeFast, we kicked off 2018 with a bang by launching in Lancashire. With courses stretching across the length and breadth of this historic county, we’ve already helped plenty of learners here to ditch the L plates and get their full UK driving licence. If you’ve still got your provisional, though, you may be looking into taking your test in Lancashire. There are six different Lancashire driving test centres for you to choose between, evenly distributed across the county....