Theory Test

While you’re focusing on perfecting your driving, it can be all too easy to overlook the importance of your theory test. But don’t be fooled—your theory test is just as important as your practical test, and it’s become a lot harder to pass in recent years. This means you’ll need to put in the time and effort to ace this crucial test. To make things easier for learners, we’ve created a dedicated theory test section with information about the theory test and hazard perception section. We’ll also include useful revision aids and guides to help you brush up on your knowledge, prepare, and pass.

What the Highway Code Says About Honking Your Horn

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The Highway Code is the go-to source for rules applicable to drivers on UK roads. Many first become familiar with it when taking the theory test, as any questions asked have their basis in the Code. More importantly, though, all drivers must follow its regulations every time they get behind the wheel. A solid knowledge of this document is, therefore, key for any UK motorist. One topic covered is when exactly it’s acceptable to honk your car horn in the UK. It...

Greater Manchester and Lancashire Theory Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

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When you’re just starting out on your driving journey, one of the first things you should be thinking about is the theory test. Learning to drive isn’t all motors and manoeuvres, you know! There’s an exam you have to pass before you can even think about booking the practical test. As PassMeFast covers such a large area of the UK, you have plenty of options when it comes to picking a theory test centre. In this essential guide, we provide...

Ultimate Theory Test Revision Resources

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Before you can take your driving test (or even book one), you first have to tackle the theory test. As with any other test in life, preparation is the key to passing your theory test with flying colours—and taking one step closer to becoming a fully qualified driver. To help speed up your journey and make your revision easier, we’ve compiled a list of top theory test revision resources. Our guide breaks these top theory test revision resources down into categories...

Test Your Eye For Road Signs With Our New Sorted Game!

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When learning to drive, one of the first aspects of the road you need to get to grips with is traffic signs. They provide valuable information about upcoming road conditions and help you to plan your journey. Always looking to help our learners where we can, PassMeFast has devised a new game that will help you familiarise yourself with some of the most common road signs out there. Introducing… Sorted! (*crowd goes wild*) Sorted—PassMeFast’s latest driving game Sorted challenges you to...

Taking the Theory Test When You Have Dyslexia

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Nobody likes exams. They require a lot of preparation, can cause us to feel anxious, and are (let’s be honest) a little bit dull. Sadly, a lot of qualifications or permits that can improve our lives require that we pass some kind of an exam first. A driving licence is one of the most useful things you can qualify for and—whaddayaknow!—in order to get your mitts on one you need to pass an exam (among other things) first. Before you...

Overtaking and Undertaking: What are the Rules?

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Ever heard that the biggest danger on the road is other drivers? That may well be true, but sometimes it’s good to remember that, to the rest of the general population, that actually means we’re the risk! So, when someone’s in our way, and we’re impatient to get past—we’ve got places to be, don’t you know?—it’s our responsibility to make sure we’re overtaking safely and within the guidelines of the Highway Code. There are rules on overtaking, not overtaking, undertaking,...

The Contraflow System: Everything You Need to Know

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Interpreting all the different types of road markings and signposts can be tricky, especially when you come across ones that aren’t very common. Chances are that the first time you ever heard of the contraflow system was when you were studying for your theory test—and it sounds like a lot to learn, right? Thankfully, it’s actually pretty simple to get the hang of. So, even if your theory test is tomorrow, you can still make sure you get those all...

Breaking News: Hazard Perception Test Now Includes CGI Clips

Important news from the world of driving! The hazard perception test has had a makeover. Everyone’s favourite part of the theory test now includes CGI clips of adverse weather and low light situations. Don’t get too excited—the DVSA isn’t using the latest technology to provide learners with a thrilling cinematic experience. The changes are actually intended to improve road safety and give a more well-rounded idea of the conditions to expect when driving in the UK. What’s new? The hazard perception...

Got Your Theory Test Tomorrow? 5 Last Minute Tips!

Before learner drivers can even think about booking their practical test, they must complete the first hurdle to learning to drive: passing the theory test. Some learners simply breeze through it; others find it a little trickier to get on top of all the revision. Through practice and hard work, though, you can get through the test and move on to the rest of your driving journey. To help you do just that, we’ve compiled a few handy last minute...

Understanding the National Speed Limit

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You’re driving along and a speed camera looms before you. There hasn’t been a speed limit sign for a while—and suddenly you realise you’re not 100% sure how fast you’re meant to be going. “What’s the speed limit?”, you ask your road trip buddy. “Oh, it’s the national speed limit”, they reply. All fine and dandy… as long as you know what that is. From studying for your theory test to road tripping around the UK, the national speed limit...