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Driving on Holiday: What You Need to Know

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There’s nothing quite like hitting the open road and exploring a new destination with the freedom and convenience of a trusty automobile. That’s probably why us Brits love a good road trip. With summer soon coming to an end, now is the perfect time to squeeze in a last minute jaunt abroad. Will you be winding through the quaint villages of southern France? Or cruising down Route 66 in a convertible? Both sound pretty good to us right now! If...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in August

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Welcome back to another rundown of our top 5 pass photos of the month! August has been a bit of a funny one—started with sweltering heat and then descended into the unpredictable rain showers we’ve come to know and love. We don’t appreciate what we have until it’s gone, eh? Oh well, all of that sunshine was getting rather suspicious… Anyway! Through rain and shine, the PassMeFast students have been out on the road doing us proud. The back-to-school vibe...

What to Do if You Fail the Practical Test

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You know what’s worse than those nerve-wracking minutes spent hovering in the practical test centre, waiting for an examiner to approach you and tell you ‘it’s time’? The moment you’re told you’ve failed the test. Followed closely by the (seemingly) long, sad drive back to your house. Yep, we’re not here to sugarcoat—it’s a pretty crappy feeling. The thing is, it’s also a feeling that just over half of the people who learn to drive will experience at least once....

10% Off All Driving Courses: Book Now!

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Happy bank holiday weekend everyone! PassMeFast wants to help you make the most of it, so we’ve knocked 10% off all of our courses! That’s right—book onto any of our courses this weekend and you’ll be treated to a cheeky discount. This amazing offer is already in full swing, so what are you waiting for?! Getting yourself a great deal could not be easier: Take your pick from our wide range of courses Call our team on 0333 123 4949, or book...

Learning to Drive with Dyspraxia

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The journey to getting your driving licence is often punctuated by a few bumps in the road here and there. A bout of nerves, financial worries, a particular skill you just can’t seem to master—it happens to the best of us. On top of this, roughly 10% of people in the UK have to contend with a hidden medical condition that affects many of the abilities required to learn to drive: dyspraxia. Driving with dyspraxia is a topic shrouded in...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in July

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Greetings driving enthusiasts! Yep, it’s that time again—we’re back with another round-up of our favourite pass photos. In the month that saw British people collectively cave in and admit that, come on, we appreciate a bit of sun but it’s a bit TOO HOT now thank you very much, some people still managed to pass their driving test! We’re not sure how they did it, to be honest—we’ve barely been able to muster the strength to refill the ice trays....

Do I Need to Take My Theory Test Certificate to My Practical Driving Test?

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It’s the morning of your driving test. The big day you’ve been preparing for since you first parked your bum in that driver’s seat. You’ve consumed a hearty breakfast, dressed in your finest comfy-yet-practical attire and your instructor has just arrived to take you to the test centre. You set off, armed with your provisional licence and a positive mindset. You’re good to go! …Right? Well, according to the DVSA’s test day checklist, not quite. The official guidelines state that,...

The Driving Test Timing Study: Everything You Need To Know

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You can count on PassMeFast to always have our eyes and ears acutely attuned to the driving grapevine. Not much happens in the world of cars and tests without us knowing about it! These past few days, we’ve been hearing rumours that are soon to become reality: there’s going to be an official study of driving test timings. Yes, the DVSA is sending out their most observant employees to measure whether the December 2017 changes have affected the time it...

June 2018: News Roundup

Welcome to our round-up of all the driving news you need to know from June. And what a month it’s been! England are doing well in the World Cup, the sun has been shining for more than 4 days in a row and British people are running out of things to moan about! Not to mention, there’s been some major changes in the world of driving. So, before you overdo it with that ‘burnt-to-a-crisp-and-pretty-damn-proud-of-it’ British aesthetic, take some well-needed time...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in June

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Summer 2018 is certainly proving the naysayers wrong. The sun is showing no sign of leaving the sky and England are showing no sign of dropping out of the World Cup! Yep, the month of June has been pretty sweet. On top of all that, the PassMeFast learners continue to impress us with their positive attitudes and ability to master new skills. We’ve dragged ourselves away from the football long enough to have a look through all of our latest...