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Try PassMeFast’s Course Recommender!

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As a driving school, one of the most popular questions PassMeFast gets asked is, “How many hours do I need to get test-ready?” Given the wide range of courses we offer, it’s no surprise that some people get a little stumped on this issue! Up until now, we would usually suggest that people take a course assessment. That way, a trained instructor can determine your experience level. Let’s be honest, though, not everyone has the time (or funds!) to take this...

Taking the Theory Test When You Have Dyslexia

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Nobody likes exams. They require a lot of preparation, can cause us to feel anxious, and are (let’s be honest) a little bit dull. Sadly, a lot of qualifications or permits that can improve our lives require that we pass some kind of an exam first. A driving licence is one of the most useful things you can qualify for and—whaddayaknow!—in order to get your mitts on one you need to pass an exam (among other things) first. Before you...

Top Tips to Ace Your ADI Standards Check

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If you’re an avid reader of our blog (and why wouldn’t you be?!), you should be fully clued up on everything there is to know about the ADI standards check by now. Managed to miss that one? No problem—go back into the archive (or click on that tempting green link) and give it a read. We’ll wait. …Ready to level up your knowledge now? Great, because it’s time to check out our top tips for having a really successful ADI...

PassMeFast Launches in Surrey!

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Starting in 2017 and continuing throughout 2018, PassMeFast has expanded from our humble Greater Manchester beginnings to cover counties across the North and beyond. Learners all over the UK are now able to take advantage of our fast yet flexible driving courses. Following our successful London launch, we’re kicking off the new year by continuing our journey down south—hello Surrey! Yes, as of January 2nd, all of PassMeFast’s courses are available across the Surrey area. You lovely folk could be...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in December

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We made it to December! The end of the year is nigh, so let’s round it off in the best possible way—by celebrating our lovely learners. We’ll let you into a little behind-the-scenes PassMeFast secret: we’re actually writing this before Christmas day. So, excuse us if we’re even more excitable than usual. It’s just that it’s the most wonderful time of the year! A lot of people get to December and decide to take things slow and settle into the laid-back...

The ADI Standards Check

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Nothing quite beats the feeling of earning that ADI green badge. Months (maybe even years!) of hard work has paid off, you’ve passed all of the tests and it’s time to start making money doing what you love. Happy days! While it probably feels like you’ve jumped through all of the hoops they could throw at you, the DVSA examiners aren’t quite done with you yet. At least once every 4 years, you’ll be required to undergo the ADI standards...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in November

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Fizz, boom, pop—November is here! Or rather, November has been and (almost) gone. We hope yours has been filled with fireworks, fuzzy socks and festive treats. Ours certainly has! Luckily, consuming one too many pumpkin spice lattes did not stop us from keeping track of all the amazing learners who passed their test this month. Yes, the PMF alumni community continues to grow as more skilled drivers get the DVSA stamp of approval. As always, it hasn’t been easy, but...

Breaking News: Hazard Perception Test Now Includes CGI Clips

Important news from the world of driving! The hazard perception test has had a makeover. Everyone’s favourite part of the theory test now includes CGI clips of adverse weather and low light situations. Don’t get too excited—the DVSA isn’t using the latest technology to provide learners with a thrilling cinematic experience. The changes are actually intended to improve road safety and give a more well-rounded idea of the conditions to expect when driving in the UK. What’s new? The hazard perception...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in October

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We know what you’re thinking: how is it the end of another month already?! Seems like only yesterday we were complaining about the heat and now there are Christmas decorations popping up left, right and centre! The nights may be drawing in and it’s a little frosty outside, but we’ve got something that’ll warm your heart and lift your spirits—our top 5 pass photos from October! Yes, our amazing learners have been impressing driving examiners all month and we’ve got...

Our Top 5 Pass Photos in September

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We’ve reached the end of another month and, with this one, another season. Yes, it’s time to wave goodbye to summer (sob) and say hello to autumn! Don’t fret, though—it’s not all dark mornings and plummeting temperatures. In fact, if you think about it, this time of year provides the exact conditions under which us Brits are designed to thrive. It’s not too hot, it’s not too cold and the sun still makes the odd appearance! Plus, who doesn’t love...