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Snake Pass: Iconic Roads of Britain

As the old adage goes, it’s not the destination that matters, but the journey. It’s for this reason that so many of Britain’s roads have attained iconic status in and of themselves. One of the most notable such routes is the Snake Pass. Traversing the Pennines between the northern cities of Manchester and Sheffield, the Snake Pass inspires admiration and trepidation in equal measures. In this guide, we’ll travel this famous road from end to end, enjoying breathtaking scenery and learning...

Save 10% With the Code BLOG10

At PassMeFast, we love helping you (and your money!) to go further. That’s why we’re thrilled to offer 10% off all courses! All you need to do to save is to book in using the code BLOG10. But hurry—you’ve only got until Sunday, October 20th! For more details, including terms, read on....

PassMeFast Courses Come to Berkshire and Hertfordshire!

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One of our favourite moments on this blog is getting to announce new counties. After all, it’s always exciting to spread the joy of PassMeFast courses to millions more people! This month, it’s a double dose of driving delight, as we welcome both Berkshire and Hertfordshire into the fold. If you’re in the local area, we’ll set out how to book a course with us. We’ll also detail where you can find us in both counties, as well as showing off...

September 2019 News Roundup

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The nights are drawing in, the leaves are beginning to turn golden, and it’s just that bit nippier. It can only mean two things: a) autumn is here, and b) it’s time for another PassMeFast news roundup! Yes, as we reach the end of September, it’s time to take a look back at the top stories you may have missed in recent weeks. Firstly, we’ll take a look at new data revealing just how many new drivers lose their licence...

How Many People Pass with Zero Minors?

In the run-up to the practical test, many learners worry about things going wrong. After all, fewer than half get their licence the first time around! Some people, however, are lucky enough to experience the opposite: a faultless test. It’s every learner’s dream—but how many people really pass with zero minors? Well, wonder no longer. We here at PassMeFast have gone through the stats and are ready to report just how likely it is to pass with zero minors. We’ll...

New DVSA Data Reveals Rising Pass Rates—But Fewer Tests

If there’s one thing we can’t get enough of here at PassMeFast, it’s stats. That’s why, when the DVSA dropped a new set of figures just last week, we dived straight in. As a driving school, we homed in on the data relating to driving and theory test pass rates—and found some interesting tidbits. We thought we’d share what we’ve gleaned, so you can see what driving tests really look like right now. ① More people are sitting the theory...

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...