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The New 2017 Show Me Tell Me Questions — Everything You Need to Know

2017 show me tell me questions

Many people become so preoccupied with the primary parts of the practical test—the independent driving and the manoeuvres—that they forget an equally important component: the ‘show me, tell me’ questions. While you can’t fail the practical test as a result of answering these questions incorrectly, it’s still important that you know them back to front, inside out. Your instructor is sure to go over these questions with you, but having a solid knowledge of them prior to this will ensure...

Introducing the PassMeFast Emergency Stop Game

The PassMeFast Emergency Stop Game in action

One in three driving practical tests includes the emergency stop, but it’s definitely not just something to learn for your test day. Being able to safely complete this manoeuvre will likely be hugely important in the future. No matter how safe a driver you are, you can’t predict the behaviour of other road users! So, at PassMeFast, we thought it might be a great idea to create a fun emergency stop game. You can test your reactions and compare your...

Different Types Of Sat Nav—Which Is Best for Me?

A built-in sat nav—one of the different types of sat nav

Just 15 years ago, satellite navigation units (aka sat navs) were something of a rarity. If you got into someone’s car and saw a screen mounted on the dashboard, you knew you were sitting in something special! These days, however, it’s becoming more and more common to see sat navs fitted as standard to cars. Portable satellite navigation units have also become hugely popular, and most smartphones now have mapping capability. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of the...

Are Driverless Cars the Future?

Are driverless cars the future?

Just a couple of decades ago, the idea of driverless cars was considered ridiculous. In many people’s eyes, the concept was destined to be confined to sci-fi films or childhood fantasies. Yet, with advancements in technology, the prospect of cars that can complete journeys with minimal human input (or even none at all) is becoming more and more realistic. Does it make sense to put so much trust in the hands of robots, or is this a step too far?...