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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...

Meet a Booking Agent: Alex

Meet a Booking Agent: Alex

Here at the PassMeFast Blog, we take a little time out every month to introduce a member of our Bookings team. Based in our MediaCityUK head office, this is the team that matches up each student to their perfect local instructor, secures fast-track practical tests, and keeps things running smoothly. In this article, we’ll be meeting our long-serving Booking Agent Alex, who’s been on the team since early 2018. Read on to learn more about him and to see what he...

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...

What Role Does Muscle Memory Play in Learning to Drive?

Driving can be a deceptively complex skill. Sure, the actions of steering, using pedals and changing gears aren’t too tricky on the surface. It’s worth remembering, though, that they aren’t natural instincts—we need to teach our bodies to perform them. Despite this, once we’ve had plenty of practice, they become second nature. Muscle memory plays a key role in this process. In this article, we’ll examine what exactly muscle memory is, how it works, and why it’s so crucial in the development...

January 2019 News Roundup

This January, we’ll be taking a look at some of the most important issues set to affect drivers throughout 2019. We’ll start with the potential effects of a no-deal Brexit on UK drivers in Europe, as well as examining the claim that 2019 may be the most expensive year for car ownership in history. In light of Prince Philip’s crash, we also ask whether there’s an age when drivers are too old to take to the road. Finally, we’ll take...

Kent Courses Available Now!

Collage of images from Kent: North Downs, Ramsgate harbour, Canterbury Cathedral and White Cliffs of Dover

While PassMeFast will always call the north home, we’re now well established in southern England. Having made our London debut in October 2018, we hopped over the border to Surrey just a few months later. Now, we’re proud to add a third county in the south-east, as we launch courses in Kent for the first time! As of February 2019, anyone from Dartford to Dover can book a course with us. If you’re not familiar with us yet, though, don’t worry....

West Midlands Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

West Midlands with PMF tick

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...

Meet a Booking Agent: Charlotte

Meet a Booking Agent: Charlotte

Here at the PassMeFast Blog, we’re shaking off the festive cobwebs and diving straight into 2019. This year, we’ll be introducing you to more of the team who make our courses run smoothly. Yes, our Meet a Booking Agent series continues apace, and this month we have the pleasure of saying hello to Charlotte! Charlotte has been with the team since July 2017. Since then, she’s seen over 300 of her students pass their test! Let’s get to know her a little better....

New Year, New Licence: PassMeFast’s January Sale Is On!

It may be hard to believe, but another year has been and gone. Yep, 2019 is finally upon us—and that means it’s time to commit to those New Year’s resolutions. Now, it may be true that falling off the bandwagon is all too common. But don’t worry—PassMeFast have a trick up our sleeve to help you stick to your goals.* Perfectly timed for the start of the year, we’re offering 10% off all our driving courses. Saving money and learning to drive?...

PassMeFast 2018: Year in Review

PassMeFast 2018

It’s time for our final post of 2018. This one might be a bit emosh, as we take a look back at some of our top moments of 2018. Please bear with us—it’s been a big year for us, and we’d like to take a quick moment to celebrate! In 2018… We launched in no fewer than five new counties: Lancashire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, West Midlands and Greater London. A few new faces joined the PassMeFast office staff—we’ll soon get to meet all...