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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: 23/10/2020 10:22 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

On August 14th, the DVSA closed the booking system for emergency tests. It is no longer possible to apply. 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...

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....

10% Off for Key Workers This June!

NHS worker on a driving lesson

Here at PassMeFast, we know just how vital a skill driving is. The unprecedented times in which we live has made this clearer than ever, with the humble car providing a lifeline to the key workers keeping Britain running. We’re proud to say that we’ve been able to offer our support by helping key workers across the country to secure emergency tests and pass during lockdown. This month, as a way of saying thanks, we’re offering an extended discount to...

Berkshire Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

Map of Berkshire

Welcome to this instalment of PassMeFast’s Essential Guides! In this series, we’re working our way around the UK county-by-county, introducing every test centre in the country. This time, we’re focusing on the driving test centres in Berkshire. There are three different test centres for learners to choose from here: Newbury in the west, Slough in the east, and Reading in the middle of the county. We’ll give you advice on what to expect when attending any of these test centres, plus...

Meet a Booking Agent: Emily

Meet a Booking Agent: Emily

Hello there, readers! We’re back again to help you get to know us here at PassMeFast HQ a little better. Once a month, we introduce a new member of our team in a series of articles we call Meet a Booking Agent. This month, it’s Emily‘s turn in the spotlight. She first joined PassMeFast in the autumn of 2019, and has already played a role in helping dozens of students to get their licence. Let’s hear from Emily herself! About Emily Age:...

Coronavirus: What Does the Government’s New Advice Mean for Drivers?

In recent days, the UK government has begun the next phase of its coronavirus response. Though this doesn’t mean an end to lockdown, it does signal the easing of certain restrictions on daily life. One of the most notable changes was a slightly more relaxed approach to travel. We’ll examine what’s different, and what the new approach means for drivers. What has changed? It’s important to note that the new guidance represents more of a tweak to the rules than an...