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Learning to Drive

Learning to drive is what PassMeFast is all about. We’ve already helped hundreds of students trade in their provisional for a shiny new full UK driving licence—and the list of PassMeFast alumni is growing every single day. That’s why we’ve created a section of our blog specifically dedicated to provide useful guidance for those who are currently learning to drive. In this section, we’ll include information on which courses to take, the best way to prepare for your theory and practical tests, and plenty more handy hints and tips to help speed up your journey to driving. Get the advice you need to ditch your ‘L’ plates faster!

Meet an Instructor: Claire

Meet an ADI Claire

Happy New Year, PassMeFast readers! We’re ringing in January with yet another instalment in our Meet an ADI series! Not familiar with it? Each month, we interview one of our many driving instructors with the aim of helping you get to know them a bit better. In previous months, we’ve taken a look at ADIs from Staffordshire, Greater Manchester and London. This January, we’re heading over to Bedfordshire to say hi to local ADI Claire! Claire joined the PassMeFast team in...

Is Driving Hard (And How Can I Make It Easier)?

A black car dashboard with a speedometer

Most things are hard until you learn to do them well—and driving is no exception. The majority of people don’t pass their test on their first attempt, but most do end up passing within their first three goes. That suggests that most people find driving consistently to test standard difficult, but that it does become easier the more you work at it. Once you’ve got some mileage behind you, most people find that driving becomes almost second nature. Even as...

Hate Learning to Drive? Here’s How to Change Your Outlook!

No walking red hand traffic signal

Learning to drive can be fun, but there’s no doubt about it: it’s challenging. Sometimes we can get so caught up in the excitement of embarking on this big life step that we forget to acknowledge that it takes a lot of hard work and commitment to complete. Learner drivers may experience a bit of a rude awakening when the reality of this sinks in! Unfortunately, if you end up feeling like you hate learning to drive, it can really...

My Learner Driver Experience: Jack

Cartoon of Booking Agent Jack in learner driver experience frame

It’s time for another instalment of My Learner Driver Experience, the series that gives you a personal insight into exactly how members of the PassMeFast team earned their driving licences. This month it’s the turn of Booking Agent, Jack. He’s been a part of the team since summer 2019 and has since then guided hundreds of learners to driving test success. Interestingly, he did most of this work while yet to pass the test himself. All that changed this month,...

Meet an Instructor: Louise

Meet an ADI Louise

Greetings, PassMeFast readers! We’re back once more with another instalment in our Meet an ADI series! If you’re new here, this series aims to shine a spotlight on PassMeFast’s hardworking driving instructors, giving you a chance to get to know them better. In previous months, we’ve had a look at instructors from Greater Manchester, Yorkshire and Merseyside. This month, we’re heading over to Staffordshire to meet local ADI Louise! Louise joined our fleet in 2019 and has had over 13...

Theory Test Pass Mark: What You Need to Succeed

Cartoon of Mark Sheet

One of the most important steps towards getting your driving licence is passing the theory test. However, with so much focus placed on the practical side of things, many learners remain unclear about how exactly it works. One of the most common queries we get relates to the theory test pass mark. Fear not! We’re about to provide a handy breakdown of the theory test pass mark for you, including details on both the hazard perception and multiple choice sections....

Areas Learner Drivers Struggle With The Most

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When it comes to learning to drive, things aren’t always smooth sailing. In order to ace the test and become a safe driver, learners have to build up a large range of skills—some of which are easier to grasp than others. Though all learners are different in the way they take to driving, we have spotted several problem areas that they all tend to struggle with. If not properly addressed, these problems can become a huge roadblock in your journey...

Passing Parked Cars: Who Has Priority?

One yellow car amongst a line of parked cars

Although roads are primarily used for getting from A to B, they also often serve as a car park when you get where you want to go. That means that as a driver, you need to be able to navigate your way past parked cars safely. A fair bit of learning to drive is learning how to react appropriately to different situations. But you rarely have to fully improvise. There are rules which you should be able to adapt to...

My Driving Experience: How I Finally Passed My Test

Pink driving licence cartoon

Here at PassMeFast, we believe that real life pass stories provide an incredibly useful insight into what it really takes to earn a licence. With this in mind, we have a brand new driving journey to share with you. Who’s in the hot seat today? That would be me! Yes, the tables have well and truly turned, dear readers, as it’s time to shine a spotlight on my very own driving journey. Unlike the first-time passers and star pupils I’m...

Stay Safe and Save This Black Friday!

Black Friday - 10% off all courses

2020 has been a year like no other, and getting through it has been tough on us all. Now more than ever, we’re realising the importance of getting from A to B safely. With this in mind, PassMeFast has spent the year helping to ensure that those who need it most were able to get their licence. Now, we’re able to make things a little easier for you too. This Black Friday, we’re pleased to offer 10% off all driving courses....