Introducing Theory Thursday

Theory Thursday

Many of the students who book a course with PassMeFast have already aced their theory test. Others, however, are still waiting to take it. Luckily, if you’re in the same boat, PassMeFast can book your theory test for you. This saves you time and hassle. Now, we’re also helping you save money. That’s because we’re introducing a new offer that gives you a free theory test: Theory Thursday! Theory Thursday is a new, monthly offer that we’re introducing at PassMeFast this...

Dealing With Emergency Vehicles Safely

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Whether you’re a learner driver or a veteran of many years, you’ll undoubtedly have encountered emergency vehicles on the road. In these moments, you may be faced with a level of panic when you attempt to figure out what you should do. With the sirens and lights going, it can be difficult to keep a level head. So, are you supposed to brake, swerve or continue on your way? To help you make the best decision, we’ve compiled a guide...

Student Discount on All PassMeFast Courses!

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For all the great times that come with being a student, there are often plenty of financial worries too. It’s for this reason that so many companies try to give students an easier ride by offering student discount. Today, we’re glad to announce that PassMeFast is one of them. From today, student discount is available on all PassMeFast driving courses! So, if you’re a student looking to learn to drive, then you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find out...

Driving at Night — Tips & Tricks

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At this time of year there are a number of things that can make driving more difficult. We’ve already looked at the frosty weather and its impact on the road, but this is also a particularly good time to cover night time driving. After all, now that we’re firmly in the grips of winter, night feels like any time after 4 o’clock! This means that, unless you’re planning to restrict your driving to the middle of the day (not advisable),...

L and P Plates: What Are the Rules?

Learner drivers are always easily recognisable on the road thanks to the familiar red L plates adorning their vehicle. Meanwhile, new drivers often sport green P plates, proudly showing that they’ve passed their test. However, whilst these signs are incredibly common, you may not know when you should (or shouldn’t) be using them. That’s why we’ve decided to put together this handy guide to all of the rules surrounding L and P plates. Contents L plates About L plates How many L plates...

Do Intensive Driving Courses Work?

Learning to drive: do intensive driving courses work?

Many prospective learners question whether you can really learn as much in an intensive driving course as you can with conventional lessons. After all, if you could save time and money compared to regular weekly lessons, wouldn’t everyone do it? Well, the answer’s not quite as simple as a yes or no, but it would be difficult to deny the benefits of intensive and semi-intensive courses. In this article, we answer the question: do intensive driving courses work? Do intensive...

Taking the Practical Test in Your Own Car

Taking the practical test in your own car

Many drivers wonder if they can take the driving practical test in their own car. After all, you want to try and make the experience of your driving test as predictable as possible. However, information on whether you actually can use your own car in the driving practical test is notoriously unreliable. Rumours about this are everywhere! Does the car need to have dual controls? Does the car have to have a certain sized engine? Can I take the test...

Guide to Passing the Hazard Perception Test

Pedestrians crossing the road—a driving hazard

As we’re sure you’re aware, there are two parts to the theory test: the first are the questions themselves, and the second is the hazard perception test. This has been a part of the theory test since 2002, and is designed to prepare you for dealing with the wide range of risks that you’ll encounter when driving in real life. Many people consider the hazard perception test to be one of the most daunting obstacles on the path to getting a...

TomTom Start 52—The Sat Nav Used in the Driving Test

What model sat nav will be used in the driving test?

As part of the driving practical test, all learner drivers will be expected to complete an independent driving section where you follow directions from a satellite navigation unit, or sat nav. This might sound simple enough, but there are many different types of sat nav. Which one will be used in the driving test, and what do you need to know about it? We explain everything you need to know in this helpful article. The TomTom Start 52 The precise model...

Is It Worth Taking A Pass Plus Course?

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Passing your driving test is a great achievement and you’ll likely be itching to get out on the open road. Along with the excitement, it’s also totally normal to feel a bit daunted by the prospect of driving without an instructor by your side. After many hours of teaching, you might be nervous about being trusted to navigate the road alone. It is a lot of responsibility! If this sounds like you, there are further available steps that will enhance...