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July 2020 News Roundup

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Here at the PassMeFast Blog, we’ve endeavoured to keep you up to date with all the latest developments throughout these turbulent times. That’s why, in recent months, we’ve put our monthly updates on hold, focusing instead on posting breaking news as it happens. With the world starting to reopen, however, we’re happy to say that our news roundup is back! This July, the biggest story (at least for us driving schools!) was the resumption of driving tests for the first...

Meet a Booking Agent: Elliot

We’ve reached one of our favourite points of the month! Yes, it’s time for us to take a trip to the PassMeFast office to get to know another team member! So, who’s up in this month’s edition of our Meet a Booking Agent series? As it so happens, it’s Elliot! Since joining PassMeFast in early 2020, he’s been helping students through their journey to passing. We asked him a few questions about himself and his role at PassMeFast—let’s find out what he...

DVSA Answers Instructors’ Questions on Return to Testing

Driving lessons are now going ahead across England, and the resumption of practical testing is in sight. With this in mind, many of us have questions about how driving tuition will operate in the coming months. Who better to ask, then, than the body that oversees all lessons and tests: the DVSA? A recent Q&A session arranged by NASP, an association representing three-quarters of Britain’s driving instructors, saw many of the most burning questions put to senior members of the...

2019/20 Driving Test Pass Rates Revealed!

If months of lockdown have left you yearning for the open road, then you’re not alone. Since March, theory and practical tests have been suspended for most learners. Fortunately, though, that’s soon set to change, with testing set to resume within just weeks! So, what better time then for a dose of driving inspo? Yep, right on cue, the DVSA have announced the pass rates for 2019/20! Let’s take a look and see how last year’s learners got on with...

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Update from PassMeFast

As the coronavirus pandemic progresses, PassMeFast is keeping a close eye on the latest developments. This includes adapting to any new advice provided by the government. In this post, we will outline PassMeFast’s response to the coronavirus, and answer some common questions you may have regarding the impact on our services. Current status Last updated: 16/07/2020 11:04 Customers with ongoing bookings In line with government advice, PassMeFast began restarting driving courses from Saturday, 4th July. We will be contacting students...

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Driving Tests for Key Workers

With the government advising most of the population to practise social distancing, the DVSA have taken the decision to suspend theory and practical tests. However, an exception exists to this rule. If you are a key worker, you may be eligible to take an emergency test. In this article, we will explain who may qualify, and how to book these tests. Who counts as a key worker? The government has identified those whose work is critical to the COVID-19 response, or...

Meet a Booking Agent: Sam

Meet a Booking Agent: Sam

A big hello from PassMeFast HQ! It’s time for us to talk about… well, ourselves! Yep, we’ve reached that point in the month again: time to Meet a Booking Agent! If you’re new to the series, you may be wondering: what exactly is a Booking Agent? Well, this helpful team of superstars work hard to ensure our courses go ahead without a hitch. Whether they’re fast-tracking tests or answering queries, they’re at the heart of everything we do here at PassMeFast....