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How To Appeal A Driving Test

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Taking your driving test—whether it’s your first or fifth attempt—can be a stressful and nerve-wracking experience. As you’d imagine, these feelings are intensified if you’re unfortunate enough to have failed. In most cases, learners know they’re at fault the moment they make a mistake in their practical. In other cases however, learners feel like the examiner is treating them unfairly or misjudging their ability in a discriminatory fashion. This kind of scenario often leads to questions as to whether it’s...

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...

Can You Refuse A Driving Test Examiner?

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Given how much time, effort and money goes into learning to drive, it can be incredibly disheartening to end up failing the driving test. It’s usually down to a bad case of test day nerves, or the return of a bad habit. Some learners, however, place the blame directly on their driving test examiner. With examiners being assigned to tests at random, however, there’s a good chance you might end up with the same one for your retest. You may,...

Learning to Drive With Epilepsy

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Getting your driving licence is a big step for anyone—and if you have a medical condition like epilepsy, it can seem even more daunting. But don’t let all the confusing rules and horror stories of licence revocations get to you. That certainly won’t help you get on the roads. Instead, remember everyone’s driving experience is different, and that applies to learners with epilepsy as well. What’s more, we’re here to support you. We’ll clarify what the seizure requirements mean, and...

The Traffic Light Sequence Explained

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As you learn the rules of the road, it’s natural to get hung up studying some of the more obscure road signs and symbols. But don’t neglect the common ones, because they’re equally important, and just as likely to trip you up. Take traffic lights: we see them so frequently that it’s easy to take for granted that we know what they mean. But for your theory and practical tests, a general idea just won’t cut it. Traffic lights play...

7 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Renewing Your Car Insurance

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So, you’re slowly approaching the due date of your car insurance renewal. Most drivers in this situation tend to auto-renew purely because it’s easier to do so. Plus, loyal customers get the best deals, right? Well, as it happens, that’s not necessarily true. In fact, drivers across the UK are paying hundreds of pounds more than they need to, simply because they renewed their current policy instead of looking further afield. We’re going to take you through seven reasons why...

Our Top Customer Reviews in November

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Greetings PassMeFast readers! Bonfire Night has passed and November is almost at a close. With less than a month to go until Christmas, PassMeFast HQ is starting to get into the festive spirit. It’s not just the anticipation of mince pies and decking our halls that has us smiling, though. Yep, it’s that time of the month again. We’re here to put the spotlight on some of our top students! We’re going to share with you our top 5 customer...

Hate Paying Vehicle Tax? Buy A Tax-Exempt Car!

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They say that the best things in life come for free… but when it comes to driving, it’s another story. First, there’s the cost of buying the car, which is staggering enough by itself. Add in insurance and maintenance, and you can practically feel the money leaving your wallet. Then, as one final flourish, you also have to pay the government for the privilege of driving. Yep, we’re talking vehicle tax. However, if you’re particularly savvy, you can dodge this expense...

Driving Examiners Have A Fail Quota: True Or False?

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The driving test is one of the most important moments in many people’s lives. As such, plenty of myths have sprung up around it. One of the most common is that driving examiners have a pass or fail quota. It’s a common excuse trotted out by those whose test doesn’t go to plan—but does it have any grounding in reality? Here at PassMeFast, we’re here to debunk and driving test-related mysteries and provide learners with clarity. That’s why we’ve set...

Can My Examiner Stop The Driving Test Early?

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When we’re preparing for a particularly important moment in our lives, it’s natural to think about what could go wrong. In few circumstances is this more apt than in the driving test. Now, it’s unlikely that any of the worst case scenarios racing through your mind will actually come to pass. Nonetheless, you may still worry about what may happen if things go south. For example, can an examiner stop the driving test early? The answer to this question is...