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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.

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...

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...

Diabetes and Driving: Everything You Need to Know

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Like many other medical conditions, having diabetes can make driving that bit more of a challenge. Your condition can affect your driving in a few ways, whether through hypoglycaemic episodes or other complications. And, whether you’ve recently been diagnosed, or are just starting to think about learning to drive, you’ve probably got some questions. How can you best manage your diabetes on the roads? What are the rules for driving and blood sugar? Do you need to tell the DVLA,...

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...