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Is Mobile Phone Use While Driving Causing More Accidents?

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Whether you’re a qualified driver or not, you should be fully aware that using a mobile phone whilst driving is incredibly dangerous. Smartphones distract drivers from the road, increase reaction times and put lives at risk. Indeed, over the past few years, mobile phones have become one of the leading contributing factors to road accidents in the UK. Despite the publication of worrying statistics and tragic headlines, drivers continue to shirk the rules surrounding smartphones. A recent survey by Think!...

Greater London Theory Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

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PassMeFast launched in Greater London at the beginning of October 2018. Since then, we’ve helped numerous residents of the Big Smoke earn their licence and get on the road. Want to join them? First you’ll have to pass your theory test! London is a big place, so, as you might expect, there are plenty of theory test centres to choose from. In fact, you’ll find a total of 8 scattered across the area. To help you decide which is right...

PassMeFast YouTube Reviews!

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These days, any brand worth its salt gets a shout-out on YouTube. Thankfully, even though you might not be aware of it, PassMeFast has more than one endorsement on everyone’s favourite video platform. That’s right—we’re down with the kids! If the kids in question want to learn to drive in the most efficient way possible, that is. We figured it was about time to present to you, dear reader, some of our favourite YouTube vids. Spoiler alert: they’re all about...

Do Intensive Courses Create Safe Drivers?

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It’s no secret that, here at PassMeFast, we’re huge fans of the intensive approach to learning to drive. Why drag lessons out over the course of a year when you can learn to drive from scratch in a matter of weeks? That’s no fun for you or your bank account! Sadly, in some circles, intensive driving courses have developed a bit of a bad rep. Some people hear ‘intensive’ and assume it means that participants are forced to rush through the learning...

Courses Cut Short, Fast-Tracking Fiends and Some Major Multitasking—It’s Our Top 5 Pass Photos From June!

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Howdy driving fans! Good on you for carving out the time to check in with the latest instalment of our top pass photos of the month, especially when you could be out enjoying all of that sunshine. We sure hope we’re not disrupting your tanning schedule. Just kidding! The only tan you’re getting right now must be from a bottle, because we’re in the midst of another classic British summer. Despite promises that a record-breaking heatwave is just around the...

What’s The Deal With One Week Driving Courses?

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If you’re eager to learn to drive and you’ve been shopping around for the best options on the market, it’s likely you’ve come across one week driving courses. These packages promise to have you test-ready and hitting the road in 7 days or less. It almost sounds too good to be true… At PassMeFast, we’re big believers that the road to driving doesn’t have to be long. But can you really be done and dusted in the space of a...

5 Tips to Help You Avoid Using Your Mobile Phone While Driving

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It’s widely acknowledged these days that using a mobile phone while driving is incredibly dangerous. Unfortunately, many people continue to utilise smartphones in their car, regardless of the potential consequences. And the consequences are serious. Distracted driving (which includes using a phone at the wheel) is one of the most common causes of road accidents in the UK. On top of that, you’ll face a hefty penalty if caught. We’re talking £200 on the spot and 6 points on your...

West Midlands Theory Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

West Midlands theory test centres

PassMeFast launched in the West Midlands all the way back in September 2018. Since then, we’ve watched learners from Coventry to Wolverhampton sail through their crash courses and earn a driving licence. If you’re from the area and thinking about learning to drive, the first thing on your list (after booking a PassMeFast course!) should be the theory test. Read up on the ins and outs, book yourself a test appointment and start revising the rules of the road! There...

Perfect Packages, a Last Minute Expiration and Flawless Finales—It’s Our Top 5 Pass Photos From May!

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The month of May is drawing to a close and just like that we must bid farewell to bank holiday season. It’s not fair! Can you even imagine working more than one 5 day week in a row now?! Seems like a very unreasonable request, if you ask us. But, whether you like it or not, we have to—time waits for no man (or driving enthusiast). May also saw the arrival of some much needed sunshine. And the hasty departure...

The DVSA is Cracking Down on Examiner Abuse: What You Should Know

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We know they may not be your favourite people, but spare a thought for driving examiners. They work to strict deadlines, have to go round and round the same few test routes day in, day out, and the people they’re accompanying often aren’t thrilled to be there. It’s certainly not for everyone! In recent years, they’ve also had to deal with an increase in abusive incidents. Figures released by the DVSA in 2017 revealed that cases of examiner abuse are...