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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: 17/02/2021 10:00 Customers with ongoing bookings All four nations of the UK are now under lockdown. As a result, driving lessons, theory tests and practical...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Nicky from Leeds!

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The wait is over, people! We finally have a brand new pass photo to share and celebrate. Since the UK went back into lockdown, driving lessons and tests have been suspended for the most part. While we completely appreciate the seriousness of the situation the world is in, we haven’t half missed seeing our students pass their tests! It feels like years since we last saw a pass photo, so when this landed on our desk we were over the...

How-To Guide: Changing Lanes Safely

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! It’s that time of the month where we break down basic driving skills into simple how-to guides to help you understand them better and, hopefully, make your learning journey easier. This month, we’re honing in on one of the fundamentals of driving: changing lanes safely. In this guide, we’re going to walk you through the main steps involved in changing lanes safely, so that you’ll be able to do so without breaking a sweat. To make it...

Theory Test Topics Explained: Incidents, Accidents and Emergencies

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! It’s gotten to that time of the month again—we’re back with the next instalment in our Theory Test Topics Explained series. For the uninitiated, this series hones in on the topics that make up the theory test. Get to know them inside and out and you’ll be that much more likely to pass your theory test first time. This month, we’re focusing on the fifth topic out of the fourteen used in the DVSA’s question bank: incidents,...

Roadmap Out of Lockdown: Can You Start Driving Lessons?

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Yesterday’s announcement of a roadmap out of lockdown brought much-needed hope to many of us. However, while the headlines revolved around schools, pubs and holidays, we wanted to know the impact on learner drivers. So, when will lessons and tests restart after lockdown? We’ve taken a closer look at the Government’s plans to bring you the latest info. Read on to see when you’ll be able to get back on the road… Steps out of lockdown The Government’s plans to end...

Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire Theory Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

It’s time to explore some more of the theory test centres scattered around the UK. This month we have good news for learner drivers in Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire, because your counties are next to take the spotlight! The fact that we’re heading to these areas also means that PassMeFast’s intensive driving courses and fast-tracked tests are available here. Woohoo! Your learner driver experience just got a whole lot easier. Join us, then, as we take a trip to the various...

Can You Learn to Drive in Your Own Car?

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Virtually all of us know the normal route to getting a driving licence. You call up an instructor (or book online), take lessons and tests in their car, and, hopefully, pass. This path is so well trodden that you may think that it’s the only option. By the same token, you could end up wondering if you’re even allowed to explore other alternatives. One top question is whether you can learn to drive in your own car. We’ll go through all...

Driving Jobs: How Your Driving Licence Can Help You Earn Extra Cash

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Here at PassMeFast, we’re always banging on about the benefits of having a driving licence. One big perk is that it opens up a whole new world of job opportunities. Whether you’re looking for a part-time gig that can help you earn a bit of extra cash, or full-time employment, having a car is a major advantage. To prove this point, let’s take a look at some of the most common driving jobs available in the UK. While it’s true...

What Happens If My Car Is Written Off?

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The roads are an unpredictable place. No matter how careful you are behind the wheel, there’s no telling when your car might sustain heavy damage. That’s why, as a driver, you should prepare for the worst and know what steps you need to take if the situation does arise. If your car is damaged, you’ll need to make a claim with your insurer. In certain cases, this might lead to your car being written off by your insurer. So, what...

Leicestershire Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

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We’re on the road again for another edition of our Essential Guide series! If you’re new here, this is where we introduce you to the UK’s driving test centres. Each article focuses on a different county, and today, we’re in Leicestershire. There are five test centres dotted about this East Midlands county, and plenty of info to dive into. So, whether you’re weighing up your options or just want more details on your centre of choice, we’ve got it all. Let’s get...

Meet an Instructor: Michael

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! Can you believe that it’s already February?! Time might be passing us by faster than the speed of light, but that’s not going to stop us from bringing you the next instalment in our Meet an ADI series! Yep, that’s right! We’ve interviewed yet another one of our hardworking driving instructors just so that you can get to know them better. This month, we’re heading over to Hampshire to wish a warm hello to local ADI Michael!...