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How-To Guides

When learning to drive, you’ll quickly realise just how many different skills you need to hone to become a safe, confident motorist. From setting up your car and carrying out cockpit checks through to changing gear and meeting oncoming traffic, there’s plenty to get your head around! While nothing beats tuition from a qualified instructor, it’s always a good idea to have something to refer back to so that you can check that you’re on the right track. That’s why we’ve created a range of handy How-To Guides to cover a whole host of basic driving skills. Dive in and learn more!

How-To Guide: Meeting Oncoming Traffic

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! It’s that time of the month again. We’re back once more with a new instalment in our How-To Guide series. Continuing on with the theme of driving fundamentals, we’re focusing our attention on meeting oncoming traffic—something that you’ll need to safely do day in and day out as a driver. In this guide, we’re going to walk you through who has the right of way on roads and the steps involved in meeting oncoming traffic. We’ve even...

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...

How-To Guide: Changing Car Gears

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Happy New Year, PassMeFast readers! It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: 2021’s first instalment of our How-To Guide series! We’re right in the middle of driving basics, so if you’re a beginner, this is the perfect time to jump in. This month, we’re taking a look at one of the trickiest aspects of driving in a manual car: changing car gears. In this guide, we’re going to take you through all of the steps involved in changing car...

How-To Guide: Moving Off And Stopping

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Season’s greetings PassMeFast readers! It’s that time of the month again. We’re back with the latest instalment in our How-To Guide series! Now that we’ve finished looking at the ways in which you can adjust your car to better suit your needs, we’re moving onto driving basics. We’re starting off with moving off and stopping, a fundamental skill that all drivers need to know like the back of their hand. In this guide, we’re going to walk you through all...

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,...

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...

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...