News

The world of motoring is constantly changing. In recent years, we’ve seen major changes to the driving test, new rules and regulations surrounding car insurance, and the announcement of a future ban on petrol and diesel cars. Add that together with new models and emerging technologies, and there’s a lot to keep up with. That’s why we’ve created a dedicated news section to help you stay in the loop with all things driving. You’ll find all the latest news from car manufacturers, government bodies and other companies in the motoring industry, as well as useful breakdowns to show what it all means for you.

Learner Drivers on Motorways from June 4th

Driving laws and the driving test itself are always undergoing changes—adapting to increase safety on the roads for the public and all road users. We’ve seen this most recently with the 2018 MOT test changes and the 2017 driving test changes. A notable addition to these changes is the impending introduction of a new law that allows learner drivers on motorways. From June 4th, ADIs will be allowed to offer motorway lessons for learner drivers. Find out exactly what the...

May 2018: News Roundup

The month of May has been a glorious one here in the UK! There’s certainly been plenty to celebrate, from the Royal Wedding through to nearly uninterrupted weeks of great weather. Plus, with two bank holidays, you might even have taken the opportunity to head out on a road trip! If all of the fun has meant that you’ve missed out on the news, however, then don’t worry. As always, the PassMeFast team have collected the month’s biggest stories and...

The New MOT: Stricter Rules for Diesel Cars

Exhaust fumes from a muddy red car

If you’re not completely up-to-date with the latest news on our blog, you might not be aware of the upheaval caused by the new MOT test. The changes brought in with this new test will certainly make things more difficult for drivers across the UK. We’re going to take a closer look at the new, stricter MOT rules for diesel car drivers and how this will affect you. What are the new MOT rules for diesel car drivers? If you’ve...

Celebrate the Bank Holiday with 10% Off All Driving Courses!

10% off all driving courses

Come rain or shine, there are few things we Brits love more than a bank holiday. It’s more than just a day off: it’s a chance to meet friends and family, to get out and explore, or just to enjoy the weather (hopefully!). If you needed another reason to feel great this bank holiday weekend, though, then PassMeFast is here to deliver. That’s because we’re offering 10% off driving courses to celebrate the bank holiday! This fantastic offer applies to all PassMeFast...

The New MOT Certificate—Everything You Need To Know

Certificate

There’s a lot to take in with the new MOT test—from the way defects are categorised to harsher emissions tests. While we have already looked at these general changes, there’s certainly no such thing as too much information when it comes to driving. With that in mind, we’re going to delve further into how these changes have impacted the new MOT certificate that you’ll receive at the end of your test. MOT changes and the test certificate… As we’ve already...

MOT Changes in May 2018—Everything You Need to Know

An MOT testing centre

Whether you’re a learner or an experienced driver with several years under your belt, you’ll have undoubtedly heard of the MOT test. An annual test of vehicle safety, the MOT test was first introduced in 1960. The test has been updated and expanded upon since its inception, all in the name of keeping road users safe and ensuring all vehicles are roadworthy. It has stayed more or less the same in recent years. This is set to change, however. The...

Courses Now Available in Nottinghamshire!

You know the feeling when you’ve got some amazing news, and you just can’t keep it to yourself? That’s exactly how we’ve been feeling here at PassMeFast! See, we’ve had to keep some very special news under wraps for the past few weeks. But now, we can reveal all… PassMeFast courses are now available in Nottinghamshire! Already offering courses in neighbouring Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire was a logical next step for PassMeFast. Plus, with so much to see in this scenic...

April 2018: News Roundup

This month, we finally bade farewell to the wintry weather and basked in the sun! If you were out enjoying the unseasonably warm weather, though, you may have missed some big news. Luckily, here at PassMeFast, we’ve got your back! We’ve rounded up all the stories you need to know from the world of motoring this April. Read on for all the info! DVSA announces new digital strategy When it comes to driving, you might think that the only machine...

Pass Story: From Beginner to Driver in 7 Days

Here at PassMeFast, we like to help people get their licence quickly. After all, it’s in our name! Some readers, however, might question exactly how fast PassMeFast is. One pupil who proves just how fast is Daniel, who came to us as a beginner—and passed in seven days. We got in contact with Daniel to get a bit more info about why he chose PassMeFast. Read on to learn more about his story! Why Daniel chose PassMeFast Many of PassMeFast’s learners came to us...

PassMeFast: Now in Derbyshire!

If you’re a regular reader of the PassMeFast blog, you’ll have noticed that we’re always expanding to new areas. Having started life in Greater Manchester, we then went on to cover all four parts of Yorkshire—North, South, East and West. After that, Cheshire, Merseyside and Lancashire were all in our sights. But where would be next? We’re pleased to finally reveal the answer: Derbyshire! One of the most picturesque counties in England, Derbyshire is home to most of the Peak District...