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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.

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...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in December

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We made it to December! The end of the year is nigh, so let’s round it off in the best possible way—by celebrating our lovely learners. We’ll let you into a little behind-the-scenes PassMeFast secret: we’re actually writing this before Christmas day. So, excuse us if we’re even more excitable than usual. It’s just that it’s the most wonderful time of the year! A lot of people get to December and decide to take things slow and settle into the laid-back...

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in December

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Greetings learner drivers and motoring enthusiasts. We have now officially hit the end of December. We hope you enjoyed your Christmas break—eating as many mince pies as possible and washing them down with your drink of choice (we certainly did!). It’s hard to believe that we’re at the end of another year! As we say goodbye to 2018, we’re going to take a look at the learners who gifted themselves a full driving licence by passing their test in December....

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in November

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Greetings learner drivers and motoring enthusiasts. We have now officially hit the end of November. You know what that means… we’re mere days away from decking the halls and digging out the Christmas tree. We can just hear the Christmas carolling already! Whilst you’ve been busy trying to get ahead with your presents—or dreading the mere thought of it—we’ve helped countless learners to pass their driving tests across the UK. Yes, even the bitter weather and the approach of impending...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in November

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Fizz, boom, pop—November is here! Or rather, November has been and (almost) gone. We hope yours has been filled with fireworks, fuzzy socks and festive treats. Ours certainly has! Luckily, consuming one too many pumpkin spice lattes did not stop us from keeping track of all the amazing learners who passed their test this month. Yes, the PMF alumni community continues to grow as more skilled drivers get the DVSA stamp of approval. As always, it hasn’t been easy, but...