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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.

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

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...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Dash Cams

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There’s a good reason why dash cams have become so popular in the last few years. It’s because they give drivers peace of mind on the road—enabling them to easily compile evidence for insurance claims, lower insurance premiums and record footage of bad drivers! But with the wide variety of dash cams available, you might find yourself stuck on where to begin. In this guide, we’re going to take you through PassMeFast’s top 10 dash cams!...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Gifts for Car Lovers

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Buying gifts for friends and family can be a tricky business. How much should you spend? What do they already have? They say they like it, but are they just being polite?! There are plenty of ways the present buying process can go awry! If the person you’re buying a gift for is a petrolhead, it can be an even bigger challenge. Short of forking out for a brand new car (your wallet says a resounding NO), it’s hard to...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Driving Films

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There’s nothing like a good movie to take your mind off things. They give you the opportunity to forget the highs and lows of your own existence and dive into a completely different world. For us driving fans, movies provide a chance to enjoy crazy car chases and epic road trips from the comfort of our couch. Bliss! Below you can find a list of what we think are the top 10 driving films. Check off the ones you’ve seen,...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Driving Songs

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Driving is one of the best forms of escapism and nothing enhances a car journey like a killer playlist. Whether you like to belt it out behind the wheel, or let the music transport you to another place, there’s a perfect track out there for you! In this guide, we’ve rounded up our top ten driving songs to blast next time you hit the road. Have a gander and see if you agree—other recommendations are welcome in the comments section!...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Car Scents

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If there’s one thing we all take for granted, it’s the smell of a new car. We may not know what we’ve got ’til it’s gone, but we definitely notice when our motor starts smelling a little funky. Though nothing beats proper cleaning, a good air freshener can make all the difference, and can help to transform a drive from drab to fab. But which should you choose? In this guide, we’re running through our top ten car scents. See which...