Practical Test

When you’re learning to drive, all of the skills that you gain help you to build up to one thing: the practical test. For most learner drivers, this is, understandably, a nervous experience—after all, it’s the last thing standing between you and the open road. But remember: although the test is nerve-wracking, it’s far from impossible. In this section, we’ve compiled some handy tips and useful advice to help you stay positive, keep your focus, and gain an extra edge ready for your test. We’ll also provide you with the latest updates you need to know about all things related to practical tests—helping you stay prepared.

East London Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

East London Driving Test Centres

Spanning an area from Sydenham to South Ockendon, there’s plenty to see here in East London. If you’re preparing to take your driving test, though, the venues you’ll have in mind are the ten East London driving test centres. In this Essential Guide, we’ll give you the lowdown on all of them, helping you to make an informed decision on where to head. You’ll also get useful stats and info on your chosen test centre, including everything from likely test routes to...

Transatlantic Success, Football Foes and Fresh Starts—It’s Our Top 5 Pass Photos From February!

Collage of February's top pass photos

February may be firmly in the rear view mirror, but we’d like to take a quick moment to look back at some of our personal highlights. The learners at PassMeFast have been working hard and we’ve seen an impressive number of people graduate to become fully qualified drivers. Indulge us as we take the time to show you our top 5 pass photos from February, won’t you? They’re sure to inspire you to work on your own driving skills. Enjoy!...

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in February

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It’s that time of the month again—would you believe it? Yes, we’ve hit the end of February. It feels like we’re just flying through the months. We’ve certainly not got much to complain about. We’ve said goodbye to the cold weather (for now!) and have more than welcomed the recent sunny spells. Some people, however, have been celebrating more than just the good weather this month. We’re talking, of course, about the newly qualified learner drivers who have aced their...

When Will I Be Ready to Take My Driving Test?

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Every learner’s journey towards obtaining a driving licence is unique. One thing they all have in common, though, is that learning to drive happens gradually. While you might experience a ‘Eureka!’ moment where a certain skill seems to click, the overall process is much less defined. That can leave learners with one major question: when will I be ready to take my driving test? There are a thousand possible answers to this question—so, it’s difficult to give a definitive, universally...

A Look at Driving Tests in Africa

Driving Tests in Africa

Africa is the world’s second largest continent, stretching all the way from the Mediterranean to the Cape of Good Hope. This gives African drivers a huge amount to explore—but how do they go about getting on the road? In this article, we’ll explore the reality of driving tests in Africa, and check out what the process of learning to drive is really like for the continent’s 1.2 billion people. Democratic Republic of the Congo Mauritius Sierra Leone Egypt Mozambique South...

North London Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

North London Driving Test Centres

Our Essential Guide series has finally arrived in the nation’s capital. Yep, here is where we’ll be starting our journey around the practical test centres of Greater London. You’ll notice, however, that, unlike our other guides, this one won’t be covering the entire county. There’s a good reason for this: Greater London has a population more than three times the size of the next-largest county, and has a correspondingly huge number of test centres. With this in mind, we’ve split London into four...

Am I Too Old To Pass My Driving Test?

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When it comes to the driving test, there’s an overabundance of myths circulating around. Some believe driving examiners have pass quotas, while others believe the test is much harder (or easier!) than in the past. In the same vein, another common belief is that some learners are just too old to pass the driving test. With the legal age for learning to drive being 17, many are convinced that the longer you wait, the less likely you are to pass...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in January

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Howdy driving fans! How’s 2019 treating ya? Ours kicked off with a bang, thanks to the countless people who put learning to drive right at the top of their New Year’s resolutions list. These smart cookies know that nothing screams self-improvement and fresh opportunities like a brand-spanking new licence. Forget fad diets and gruelling exercise regimes—just hit the road! As you can imagine, we weren’t exactly short of fresh-faced qualified drivers to celebrate this month. Don’t worry, though—being the thoughtful...

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in January

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While it might be difficult to believe, we’ve already reached the end of January. Yeesh—it’ll be the end of 2019 in no time! It seems like only yesterday that we were setting up the Christmas tree and watching the New Year’s firework displays. Whilst you were busy trying to get back into the swing of things at work and avoiding those pesky January Blues, there were a few hard workers who went the extra mile to cross off one of...

West Midlands Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

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The West Midlands is one of the UK’s largest counties, with a population of close to three million people. It’s little wonder, then, that there are plenty of driving test centres here to serve the county’s many budding drivers. In this Essential Guide, we’ll take a look at all thirteen of the West Midlands driving test centres, providing useful information on each of them, and helping you to find the right one for you. Test Centres Birmingham (Cocks Moors Woods) Birmingham...