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10 Reasons Why Intensive Courses Are More Popular than Ever

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Here at PassMeFast, we know a thing or two about intensive courses. After all, it’s what we specialise in! One thing you might not realise, though, is that intensive courses are more popular now than ever before. With numbers skyrocketing, we’re taking a moment to ponder the reasons behind the surge in interest. See why so many people are choosing to go intensive—and why you should, too! ① They’re faster… much faster Let’s start with the obvious one. As the...

Why Are Driving Test Pass Rates Higher at Some Test Centres? 5 Reasons

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As night follows day, the release of any new data from the DVSA precipitates a flood of local news articles. “This is the easiest place to pass in Essex!”, “Find out which test centre has the worst pass rates in Scotland!” …and so on. The point is that while it’s easy to tell where candidates are most likely to pass, none of these articles dig into why that’s the case. Enter PassMeFast. As usual, we’re here to dig into the stats...

Surrey Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

Combining countless beauty spots with easy access to London, it’s easy to see why Surrey is so desirable. If you’re lucky enough to call this corner of the south east home, getting around by car is the obvious choice. For those who don’t yet have a licence, though, setting about learning to drive is a must. After completing your lessons, the culmination of this journey will take you to one of the four Surrey driving test centres, where you’ll complete...

August 2019 News Roundup

We’ve reached the end of another month—and what a glorious one it’s been! In between the start of the Premier League season, following England’s progress in the Ashes, and enjoying some well-earned R&R, we wouldn’t blame you if you couldn’t find time to catch up with the month’s big driving news. Don’t fret, though! As always, the team here at PassMeFast has your back, and we’re here to provide all of August’s top stories. Firstly, we’ll take a look at...

Going on Holiday? Here’s How to Load Your Car

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When you’re planning for a trip, the list of what to take can seem endless. Tent? Check! Sunscreen? A must. That extra outfit (even when you already have fourteen… for a weekend trip)? PACK. IT. The point is, it’s easy to end up bringing a lot with you when you go away. That’s why knowing how to load your car is crucial. In this guide, we’ll show you how to load your car the right way, including techniques to help...

Which Countries’ Licences Are Valid in the UK?

If you’ve already driven abroad, but are looking to get on the roads here in Britain, you’ll need to accustom yourself to a new set of driving laws. Before you can even get to that stage, though, you’ll need to check that you’re definitely able to drive here. If you’re not quite sure what the rules are, never fear: we’re here to help! In this guide, you’ll find complete information about which countries’ licences are valid in the UK. Whether...

July 2019 News Roundup

As we reach the end of July, the summer holidays are well and truly upon us. In the world of driving, though, there’s no time for R&R—there’s a whole month’s worth of news to catch up on! So, whether you’re heading abroad, sticking to a staycation or slogging through work, our news roundup is the perfect summer read. This month, we’ll start off by covering the long-awaited release of the 2018/19 driving test pass rates. After that, we’ll see why...

A Look at Driving Tests in Asia

Asia is the world’s largest continent by area, and is home to more than half the global population. It’s also got a rather large number of cars: over half a billion of them, to be precise. This means that tens (if not hundreds) of millions of people take to the vast Asian road network every day. That’s why learning more about driving tests in Asia is so fascinating. In a continent as diverse as Asia, you’d likely expect some variation in driving...

West London Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

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In the seven boroughs of West London, you’ll find everything from Wembley Stadium to Heathrow Airport. In this article, though, we’ve got a rather different set of destinations in mind. Yes, in this article, we’ll be providing a whistle-stop tour of the eight West London driving test centres. They may not be quite as picturesque as Kew Gardens, but they’re definitely worth a closer look for any learner serious about passing. Read on to learn more about your local centre! Test Centres Greenford...

June 2019 News Roundup

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A big big hello from the PassMeFast Blog team! As we’re writing, the sun is finally shining down on our MediaCityUK offices. We’ve got no time to bask in the glorious weather, though—we’ve got a news roundup to bring to you! This month, we’ll start by bringing you news of a new noise camera, which the DfT is trialling over the coming months. Next, we’ll see what advice Highways England has to help drivers avoid breakdowns this summer. After that,...