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Speed Awareness Courses—Everything You Need To Know

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When it comes to driving, even the most experienced drivers can end up making a small mistake on the road. All it takes is one moment of inattentiveness and you could get snapped by a speed camera going well over the limit. Now, in some cases, this could mean you end up with points on your licence and a hefty fine. In other cases, however, you might be asked to attend one of the invite-only speed awareness courses instead. In...

Why You Shouldn’t Put Off Learning To Drive

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Learning to drive is seen as an important milestone for many people, particularly teenagers. It’s so important, in fact, that many try to cross it off their list as soon as they hit 17—excited to gain the freedom of the roads. Of course, for some people, it’s not so simple. Depending on where you look and how intensively you choose to learn, it can be a costly and time-consuming affair. Whilst you might be tempted to put off learning to...

Meet an Instructor: Anne

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So far, in our Meet an ADI series, we’ve shone the spotlight on our hardworking driving instructors in areas like Greater Manchester, South Yorkshire and Lancashire. Of course, with PassMeFast expanding rapidly across the UK, we’ve always got more instructors ready to profile. This month, we’re heading to Greater London to meet local ADI Anne! Anne’s been a part of the PassMeFast team since September 2018 and has 17 years of teaching experience under her belt. Let’s hear more about her...

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in April

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It’s officially time to say goodbye to the month of April, and boy, has it flown by—what with the much-needed bank holidays and the scorching weather. Having to forgo a barbecue (and a rare chance of getting that killer tan) in favour of sitting behind the wheel of a car on these rare sunny days takes some commitment! Luckily, this is a quality that PassMeFast’s top learners have in spades. Yep, this month they cracked on with their lessons, and...

What To Check For When You’re Buying Car Insurance

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If you’re a new driver looking to insure your car for the first time, or you’re a veteran of the roads pondering whether or not to auto-renew your insurance, you might not be sure where to start. Car insurance can be quite the head-spinner for those who don’t quite know what they’re looking for! Depending on your car, age, occupation and various other factors, car insurance could cost you a pretty penny if you’re not careful. To help you navigate...

Dual Control Cars — Everything You Need To Know

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Learning to drive can be a challenging process for both learner drivers and instructors. We’re not just talking about the time it takes to fully get to grips with the vital skills needed to pass the driving test—there’s also the element of danger to consider during the learning process. With their inexperience and nerves, learner drivers can make many potentially life-threatening mistakes. Fortunately, the use of dual control cars helps instructors keep learners—and other road users—safe on the roads. In...

How To Make A Claim For A Driving Test Cancellation

In order to get their full driving licence, learners have to dedicate a lot of their time towards passing the theory and practical tests. From revising the intricacies of the theory test to spending up to 50 hours or more in professional driving lessons, learners certainly have their work cut out for them. That’s why it can be beyond infuriating when your theory or practical test ends up being cancelled by the DVSA. Fortunately, if you get a late driving...

Black Box (Telematics) Insurance—Everything You Need To Know

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Whether you’re a newly qualified driver looking for insurance for the first time, or are simply looking to renew your current insurance policy, you might be wondering if there are ways to reduce the cost. After all, depending on your level of experience and a variety of other factors, you could end up having to pay eye-watering premiums. Black box (telematics) insurance might be the perfect solution. Taking your driving ability into consideration, your insurer will objectively determine how safe...

Meet an Instructor: Kevin

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If you’re a frequent reader of the PassMeFast blog, you might have spotted our Meet an ADI series. Each month, we shine the spotlight on one of our hardworking driving instructors and give you the chance to look behind the scenes at the people who make PassMeFast one of the leading driving schools in the UK. Our instructors cover a variety of areas across the UK, this month, however, we’re heading over to South Yorkshire to meet local ADI Kevin. Kevin...

How Much Does It Cost To Learn To Drive?

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Once you’ve got your provisional licence in hand, it’s officially time for you to start your journey towards getting your full driving licence. One of the biggest factors you need to consider when starting out, however, is how much it will cost to learn to drive. There are two main approaches to learning to drive: taking hourly lessons or taking an intensive (or semi-intensive) course. Your choice will have a big impact on how much it will cost you to...