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How Much Does the Driving Test Cost?

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Your driving course is coming to an end. You’ve started from the basics, covered all your advanced manoeuvres and have slowly progressed in terms of both skill and confidence. Now, there’s just one last obstacle to overcome before you get your hands on that full UK driving licence: the practical test. Unfortunately, the test doesn’t come for free. Yep, you’re going to have to pay to go through the stressful ordeal of taking your practical test. But how much, exactly,...

Meet an ADI: Shamsher

Meet an ADI: Shamsher

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the PassMeFast Blog, you’re sure to have noticed our Meet an ADI series. If not—where have you been?! In this series, we’re profiling the driving instructors who make up the beating heart of the PassMeFast team. They’re living proof that not all heroes wear capes—sometimes, they’re sat in the passenger seat of a car, providing invaluable guidance and friendly encouragement to a nervous learner (and generally prefer a sensible pair of shoes to spandex)....

Derbyshire Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

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Here at the PassMeFast Blog, we’re working our way around the UK to bring you useful information on the practical test centres in each county. Our handy guides will provide you with details on the local area, potential test routes, access information and more. In this guide, we’ll be focusing on the Derbyshire driving test centres. With just three test centres to choose from in Derbyshire, learners have a clear-cut choice here: Buxton, Chesterfield or Derby (Alvaston). Read on for the...

Lancashire Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

Lancashire welcomes careful drivers county sign

Here at PassMeFast, we kicked off 2018 with a bang by launching in Lancashire. With courses stretching across the length and breadth of this historic county, we’ve already helped plenty of learners here to ditch the L plates and get their full UK driving licence. If you’ve still got your provisional, though, you may be looking into taking your test in Lancashire. There are six different Lancashire driving test centres for you to choose between, evenly distributed across the county....

PassMeFast’s 40 Hour Driving Course

40 hour driving course

If you’re just starting out as a new learner driver, you might think you have a long journey ahead. It’s certainly true that you have a lot of new skills to learn—but that doesn’t mean you have to take things slow. In fact, with our 40 hour driving course, you could be on the road far quicker than you might think. As our second-longest course, our 40 hour driving course is most suitable for a confident beginner. This course will...

Merseyside Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

Merseyside county sign

Here at PassMeFast, we’re compiling Essential Guides to the test centres in each county we cover. In this article, we’ll be covering the seven Merseyside driving test centres. Anchored around the historic city of Liverpool, this county has plenty to discover, from Southport to St Helens and from Hoylake to Huyton. And here at PassMeFast, we firmly believe that the best way to explore it all is by car (obviously!). Of course, being able to drive around Merseyside means getting your...

Learners on the Motorway: What Do Instructors Think?

Signs on the M4 motorway near Briton Ferry for the A483 and M4 roads

If you’re a learner, you don’t have quite the same freedom on the road as a driver with a full licence. You must, for example, be accompanied at all times while driving. However, one restriction that had affected learners is now no longer in place. That’s because, as of June 4th, 2018, rule 253 of the Highway Code has changed, meaning that learners can now drive on the motorway. When those learners do hit the motorways, though, they won’t be alone in...

PassMeFast’s 30 Hour Driving Course

Sitting in the middle of our range of courses, our 30 hour driving course suits many learners. It’s ideal for someone who’s already had a decent amount of experience, and who is confident on the basics of driving, but still has a while to go before taking their test. Meanwhile, this course is also suitable for a learner who was at test standard a few years ago, but hasn’t practised since. Taking our 30 hour course means you’ll gain a...

7 Top Ways to Customise Your Car

Yellow car with magnifying glass

Once you’ve passed your driving test, there’s an obvious next step: getting your own car. For some, this is simply a matter of getting from A to B. Other drivers, however, want their car to reflect their personality, too. If you’re one of them, then you might be looking to customise your car. Here at PassMeFast, we’ve compiled some of the top ways you can customise your car without breaking the bank. Read on for the rundown of our top...

May 2018: News Roundup

The month of May has been a glorious one here in the UK! There’s certainly been plenty to celebrate, from the Royal Wedding through to nearly uninterrupted weeks of great weather. Plus, with two bank holidays, you might even have taken the opportunity to head out on a road trip! If all of the fun has meant that you’ve missed out on the news, however, then don’t worry. As always, the PassMeFast team have collected the month’s biggest stories and...