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What Are The Manoeuvres In The Driving Test?

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Taking the driving test is one of the most nerve-wracking things a learner driver can do—after getting behind the wheel for the first time, of course! One of the areas that has learners sweating the most, however, is driving test manoeuvres. It’s understandable—one wrong move and you could end up with a serious fault! One of the best ways to avoid this kind of situation, however, is preparation. So, if you’re not entirely familiar with all of the driving test...

Why Do Young Drivers Pay Higher Insurance Premiums?

Once you’ve passed your driving test, you’ll finally be able to take to the roads unsupervised and let the wind blow through your hair. Well, that’s as long as you’ve sorted out your car insurance. Whether you’re hoping to get insured for your parent’s car or you’ve got your hands on your own vehicle, it might be more difficult than you thought. Unfortunately, young drivers pay higher insurance premiums than any other age group. In this guide, we’re going to...

Top 10 Most Common Driving Offences in 2018

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So, you’ve finally passed your theory and practical tests. Congratulations! The hardest part is over, right? Well, no, not really. It’s not the case of letting loose now that you’ve not got an instructor watching your every move. If you make a mistake on the road, you could face serious consequences—from fines to penalty points to disqualification from driving altogether. To make sure you don’t fall prey to these mistakes, you might want to have a look at the most...

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in June

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Greetings PassMeFast readers! We’ve finally reached the end of the month of June and we’ve certainly got plenty to look forward to in the coming months—the hot weather is slowly approaching and the summer holidays aren’t far away now. Of course, while you were busy planning your future Insta-perfect vacation, a certain group of people were busy pouring their blood, sweat and tears into learning to drive. Yep, that’s right! PassMeFast saw plenty of outstanding learners fly through their driving...

How Many Hours Of Revision Are Needed To Pass The Theory Test?

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Getting out onto the roads and enjoying the freedom that driving brings is something that many learners yearn for. Before they can even hope to take the driving test, however, learner drivers must first ace the theory test. Though often classed as “common sense” by some, the theory test is renowned for catching quite a few learners off guard every year. A popular question that circulates the learner community then, is, just how many hours of revision are needed to...

When’s the Best Time of Year to Take Your Driving Test?

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When it comes to passing the driving test, there are countless factors that can play into the likelihood of success—from how many lessons you’ve taken to how much practise you’ve had outside of lessons to how prepared you are for your big day. Whilst we believe that good results are entirely down to the individual learner, we do understand that some learners like to look at what other factors might increase their chances of passing. A popular query that many...

Has the Theory Test Made Drivers Safer?

Since 1996, everyone hoping to get their hands on a UK driving licence has had to pass a theory test. This challenges learners’ knowledge of the rules of the road, as well as their ability to react to developing hazards. These skills are deemed so important that you’ll need to pass it before you can even book a practical test. This makes sense: a good knowledge of the theory behind driving should make us better drivers. But what about the reality? Has...

Exchanging Your Foreign Driving Licence For A UK Driving Licence

If you’re looking to exchange your foreign driving licence for a UK driving licence, you might be a bit confused by the sheer volume of rules and regulations involved. The process can vary depending on where your original licence was issued and whether you’re officially a resident of Great Britain. If you do fit the bill, however, you might be able to exchange your foreign licence right away—meaning no additional tests! In this guide, we’ll look at whether you’re eligible...

Parent of a Learner Driver? Here’s What You Need To Know

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With so many teenagers opting to start learning to drive as soon as they get their hands on their provisional licence, it’s not surprising to find that some parents feel like they’ve been thrown in at the deep end. As a parent of a learner driver, you’ve probably got dozens of questions on your mind. You might be wondering if you’re supposed to teach them yourself—and if you’re actually allowed to—or simply figuring out where you can find a good...

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in May

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In what seems like no time at all, we’ve officially reached the end of the month of May. With bank holidays at the start and end of the month, however, we certainly haven’t had much to complain about. Of course, whilst you might have been enjoying an extended weekend or two, there were some grafters out there who spent hours behind the wheel every single day—intent on shedding their learner driver status. Yep, that’s right, we’ve seen plenty of learners...