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On the Road

When you’re planning a trip, it’s always good to have a detailed knowledge of the local roads. Armed with this knowledge, you can avoid any trouble spots and focus on scenic routes that offer you the best possible driving experience. That’s why we’ve created a dedicated section aiming to help you discern the best and worst roads not only here in the UK, but further afield, too. From safety tips you can’t afford to miss through to the histories of some of our favourite roads, you’ll find it all here.

5 Driving Monitor Apps to Relieve Anxiety

Top 5 Driving Monitor Apps

It’s not just new drivers who are affected by nerves; as your loved ones take to the car, you might also experience butterflies (and not the nice kind). Even if you’re not the wrap ’em up in cotton-wool type, you can still acknowledge the risks they’re undertaking—and it’s natural to want to set your mind at ease. As it turns out, there’s a driving monitor app for that. Or, several, actually! So, as your nearest and dearest rev away on...

Ten Epic UK Road Trip Ideas

Top 10 UK Road Trips

We all need a nice getaway from time to time. We’re currently in the dark depths of winter, so it’s natural to be thinking about an exotic getaway. The prospect of sun, sea and sand sure sounds appealing at any time of year! However, have you ever thought about what beautiful sights are right on your doorstep? A key motivation for many people when learning to drive is the freedom that having a car can give you. More so than...

Around the World in L-Plates: Learning to Drive Abroad

The pandemic slammed the brakes on globe-trotting during most of 2020 and 2021. Even the Tokyo Olympics were postponed for a year and most events behind closed doors. To quench your travel thirst, we’re going to jet around the world in L-plates and learn what it’s like to be a learner driver abroad. Japan Let’s start with our Olympic hosts! Learning to drive in Japan is quite similar to in the UK. In fact, you can exchange a Japanese licence...

Real Life Success Stories: PassMeFast’s 48 Hour Course

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At PassMeFast we pride ourselves on offering courses to suit learners of all experience levels. To get an idea of how well they work, all you have to do is listen to our customers! We’ve been in the driving game for years now and so there are plenty of pass photos and reviews to scroll through. To save you some time, we’re presenting a bunch of customer testimonials according to the PassMeFast driving course taken. Let’s kick things off with...

Driving Abroad for the First Time: Tips and Tricks

Heading off on holiday is always an exciting prospect—but it can also be stressful. This is certainly the case if you decide to take the wheel away while from home. There can be an almost dizzying array of rules to follow and precautions to take. Don’t let this put you off, though! Getting on the road can help make your trip even more rewarding, allowing you to discover places off the beaten path and fit more into your itinerary. All...

Driving in the Snow: Our Top 7 Tips!

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We tend to get quite excited in the UK when the first snow of the season falls. And with good reason—snow is beautiful to look at and great fun to play in! Unfortunately, once you start carrying out your daily duties, you quickly remember that this wintry weather can actually be a pain in the butt. This is particularly true when it comes to driving in the snow. Your car does not take kindly to sitting out in freezing temperatures...

7 Tips for Getting Over Driving Mistakes

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A blunder here, a miscalculation there: making mistakes while driving is pretty much inevitable. From the learner who lacks experience, to the mature driver who’s become complacent, nobody’s immune to slipping up now and then. The big question is: how can you get over these driving mistakes and stop feeling bad about them? We’ve put together our top tips on this very topic so that, as you rack up the miles, you can stop dwelling on the shame of stalling...

Driving Jobs: How Your Driving Licence Can Help You Earn Extra Cash

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Here at PassMeFast, we’re always banging on about the benefits of having a driving licence. One big perk is that it opens up a whole new world of job opportunities. Whether you’re looking for a part-time gig that can help you earn a bit of extra cash, or full-time employment, having a car is a major advantage. To prove this point, let’s take a look at some of the most common driving jobs available in the UK. While it’s true...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Affordable First Cars for Under £17,500!

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If you’ve recently passed your driving test, or you’ve decided to get behind the wheel for the first time as a fully qualified driver, you’re likely in the market for your first car. With the variety that’s on offer nowadays, and the tight budget you’re probably facing, it can be difficult to know where to start. And that’s where we come in! We’ve compiled a list of the top affordable first cars that you can buy for under £17,500 (with...

My Driving Experience: How I Finally Passed My Test

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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...