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Coronavirus: Driving After Lockdown

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Unless you’re a key worker, it’s likely that your car usage has declined significantly since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, many drivers haven’t used their car at all since lockdown was announced. It’s not surprising, then, to find that some may feel uneasy about driving. Given that a big part of being a driver is having confidence in your driving ability, this is slightly concerning. So, how do you get used to driving after lockdown? If you...

Our Top Customer Reviews in July

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! It’s been a turbulent few months, so we’ve not had much of a chance to properly look at our favourite customer reviews. PassMeFast has been keeping itself strong, however, by helping key workers across the UK get their hands on a full driving licence. Now that we’re back, we’ve got a ton of inspiring pass stories to share! If you’ve been pining for our top reviews and success stories, feast your eyes on our top customer reviews...

Is The Theory Test Hard To Pass?

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Before you can take the driving test and get your hands on a full driving licence, you first have to pass the theory test. Designed to test your knowledge of the road, Highway Code and much more, the theory test packs quite the punch. Of course, this clashes with the popular opinion amongst learners that the test simply requires common sense. You might be wondering then, is the theory test hard? In order to answer this question, we’re going to...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Best Budget Sat Navs for Under £150

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If you intend to be on the road on a regular basis, the best thing you can do is invest in a portable sat nav (unless, of course, you’re lucky enough to have a built-in system). It reduces your chances of getting lost, helps you find the best possible route to any destination and, depending on your choice of model, can help you bypass heavy traffic. Of course, with the sheer number of sat nav models available, you might be...

Meet an Instructor: Tony

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! It’s that time of the month again where we give you an exclusive look at our very own ADIs. Yep, that’s right. We’re back with our latest monthly instalment in the Meet an ADI series. In previous months, we’ve learned about PassMeFast instructors from Greater London, West Yorkshire and Greater Manchester. Today, we’re heading over to Lancashire to meet local ADI Tony. Tony joined the PassMeFast fleet in 2018 and has had over 4 years of teaching experience...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Joseph from London

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! We’ve reached that time of the week again where we share our top pass photo from the last 7 days! Talk about exciting! Though key workers are still the only learners currently allowed to take the practical test, that will soon change from next week. So, this could very well be the last learner to secure an emergency practical test! Today’s pass photo prize has been awarded to a hard-working charity worker who went from beginner to...

PassMeFast’s Top 10: Dash Cams

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There’s a good reason why dash cams have become so popular in the last few years. It’s because they give drivers peace of mind on the road—enabling them to easily compile evidence for insurance claims, lower insurance premiums and record footage of bad drivers! But with the wide variety of dash cams available, you might find yourself stuck on where to begin. In this guide, we’re going to take you through PassMeFast’s top 10 dash cams!...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Rebecca from Rotherham

Pass picture of PMF student Rebecca in a branded frame

We’re finally at that time of the week where we share our top pass photo from the last 7 days! Though the majority of lockdown restrictions have been lifted (fancy a pint, anyone?), and learners are now able to start taking driving lessons once more, key workers are still the only ones able to take the practical test—until Wednesday, 22nd July at least! Today’s pass photo prize goes to a hard-working nurse associate who managed to go from learner to...

How to Drive an Automatic Car

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Back in the day, manual cars were the default choice for most new drivers. Nowadays, however, more and more drivers are opting for automatic cars—not having to deal with the pesky clutch is seen as an opportunity too good to pass up. Though they have the reputation of being easier to drive, they can be difficult to adjust to if you’re not fully prepared. That’s why we’ve put together a guide that walks you through how to drive an automatic...

Car Recalls—Everything You Need To Know

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Car manufacturing is a long and complex process. It takes years to refine a car model design, implement thorough safety checks and ensure it’s ready for production. Unfortunately, mistakes do still occur—whether it’s faulty airbags, wiring issues or malfunctioning brakes. When a manufacturer discovers a defect that could potentially create a safety risk, they issue car recalls nationwide. So, what are you supposed to do if your car has been recalled? We’re going to walk you through what car recalls...