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Driving Tips

Whether you’re just starting out as a learner driver or have already had your licence for years, we all need a few pointers here and there to help us avoid making mistakes and adapt to new situations. That’s why, in this section, we’ll provide you with plenty of informative and useful driving tips to help you become a safer, more confident driver, and get the most out of motoring. We’ll add in everything from articles and guides to interactive quizzes, meaning that there really is something for everyone. Check out our driving tips section for advice that all drivers can use!

How-To Guide: Setting Up Your Car Steering Wheel

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Greetings PassMeFast readers! Here we are again with our next instalment in our How-To Guide series. If you’re new here, the aim of this series for the last few months has been to help you adjust your car to better suit you. Once you’ve set everything up, you’ll be able to focus all of your attention on the road ahead. This time, we’re looking at setting up your car steering wheel. If you don’t take the time to adjust it properly,...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: YouTube Channels for Theory Test Revision

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If you’re looking to take your theory test soon, it’s important that you put aside plenty of time to revise for it. It isn’t something that you can just blag your way through. Plus, you need to have a good foundation of theory test knowledge in order to become a safe driver who knows the rules of the road. Along with standard theory test revision books and apps, YouTube is a great place to head to for helpful advice and information....

How-To Guide: Setting Up Your Car Mirrors

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Hello PassMeFast readers! We’re back with our next instalment in our How-To Guide series. We’re focusing again on adjusting your car to best suit your needs. This time, we’re putting the spotlight on setting up your car mirrors. After all, when it comes to driving, you won’t be able to get anywhere without using your mirrors—and if they’re not adequately set up, you’ll run into problems further down the line. In this guide, we’re going to walk you through all...

Coronavirus: How The Pandemic Has Changed Our Driving Habits

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The coronavirus pandemic has hit the UK hard. It has affected practically every aspect of our daily lives. From where we’re working to how we’re socialising to our basic shopping habits, there has been no stone left unturned. It’s also had a huge impact on our driving habits—changing the way we drive, what we see on the roads and much more. We’re going to take a closer look at how our driving habits have changed during the pandemic and what...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Budget Friendly Electric Cars for Under £28,000!

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If you’ve found yourself becoming more environmentally conscious lately, and you’re not at all happy with your carbon footprint, you might want to consider ditching your petrol car in favour of an electric one instead. It will bring your emissions down to zero and help you get ahead of the 2035 ban on new petrol, diesel and hybrid vehicles! If you’re looking to make the switch to an eco-friendly car, all the while keeping your bank balance above board, we’ve...

How-To Guide: Setting Up Your Car Seat

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Before you take to the roads, it’s important that you take the time to set up your car seat properly. It’s not as simple as leaving your car seat the way it is—all drivers will require a different height, angle and position. Once you get this sorted, however, you’ll be able to sit comfortably, all the while driving safely and effectively. In the first instalment of our How-To Guide series, we’re looking at how drivers can set up their car...

Coronavirus: Driving After Lockdown

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Unless you’re a key worker, it’s likely that your car usage has declined significantly since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, many drivers haven’t used their car at all since lockdown was announced. It’s not surprising, then, to find that some may feel uneasy about driving. Given that a big part of being a driver is having confidence in your driving ability, this is slightly concerning. So, how do you get used to driving after lockdown? If you...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Best Budget Sat Navs for Under £150

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If you intend to be on the road on a regular basis, the best thing you can do is invest in a portable sat nav (unless, of course, you’re lucky enough to have a built-in system). It reduces your chances of getting lost, helps you find the best possible route to any destination and, depending on your choice of model, can help you bypass heavy traffic. Of course, with the sheer number of sat nav models available, you might be...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Dash Cams

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There’s a good reason why dash cams have become so popular in the last few years. It’s because they give drivers peace of mind on the road—enabling them to easily compile evidence for insurance claims, lower insurance premiums and record footage of bad drivers! But with the wide variety of dash cams available, you might find yourself stuck on where to begin. In this guide, we’re going to take you through PassMeFast’s top 10 dash cams!...

Driving in Flip Flops—Are You Breaking the Law?

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When the summer months hit, we Brits are often guilty of taking things a little too far. Starved of sunshine for so much of the year, it becomes our sacred duty to make the most of any hot weather that is thrown our way. Grown men proudly stride topless and sweaty down the high street, music worthy of an Ibiza foam party is blasted from previously sleepy terraced houses and we happily surrender our bare skin to the sun’s beams...