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Our Pass Photo of the Week—Yung Filly!

This one’s been soooo hard to keep under wraps — Yung Filly has just passed with PassMeFast! Here’s our favourite YouTuber-slash-rapper’s pass story: Going from YouTube to U-Turns Filly came to us way back at the end of 2020 in the middle of lockdowns. But that didn’t put our Filly off — he doesn’t like to Take Time, so he booked a 20-hour PassMeFast course with theory and practical test. We discussed what he needed and started fast-tracking Filly to...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Model & Vlogger Sian Lilly Garnett!

Fashion (turn to the left), fashion (turn to the right), oooooh fashion! This week we’ve got Bowie’s dream of a pass pic. Driving and fashion come together because Sian Lilly Garnett has just got her licence with PassMeFast! How Sian spotted us Sian is used to sashaying down the catwalk but decided it was time to get driving. Who better to call than PassMeFast? So, that’s exactly what she did. In fact, she called us the same day that she...

DVSA Driving Test Examiner Strike: Everything You Need To Know

LATEST UPDATE (12:10 18/10/2021) The DVSA test examiner strike originally scheduled for 11th–12th October was pushed back to 18th–19th October. Now the DVSA has announced the strikes are suspended indefinitely as discussions continue. Here’s the latest official statement from the DVSA: The Public and Commercial Service (PCS) has agreed to suspend industrial action while talks continue. This means there will be no industrial action on Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 October 2021 and action short of strike (work to rule)...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Melissa from Manchester!

Look who’s back with a brand-new pass! Yep, it’s PassMeFast. All the credit should go to Melissa, though — she’s the one who passed both her theory and practical tests FIRST TIME. Here’s Melissa’s pass story: Bumpy beginnings If you’re learning to drive in post-pandemic Gret Britain, this will probably all sound very familiar. Melissa booked her 20-hour course around the end of 2020 — probably the worst ever time to learn to drive. But, needs must, so Melissa cracked...

Pass Your Theory Test First Time With Our Top 10 Revision Tips

Pass your theory test with our top 10 tips

About to sit your theory test? Follow these 10 simple steps to give yourself the best chance of passing in one: Our Top 10 Theory Test Tips 1. Know what you’re up against There are two sections to the test. The multiple-choice section has 50 questions and lasts 57 minutes. You need 43 out of 50 to pass. The questions range from road signs to road safety to case studies. The hazard perception section contains 14 clips containing at least...

Are You Getting The Best Driving Instructor (ADI) Insurance?

Teaching Britain’s learners to drive is many things — rewarding, fun, and potentially lucrative. But it can also be very expensive, which means your driving tuition business might not be quite as profitable as you’d hoped. One of the main outgoings for driving instructors is ADI insurance. So, to make the most out of your hourly rates, you need to save as much as possible on your regular expenditures. Is this the best ADI insurance on the market? We spoke...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Jamie Clayton from Love Island!

We had to apologise for not bringing our Pass Photo of the Week to you for a while, but this one is worth the wait — meet Jamie Clayton of Love Island fame! Here’s his PassMeFast story: *Cue Love Island theme tune* Jamie “pulled us for a chat” early in 2021, we ran through his requirements and got him booked in for a 20 hour course with both the theory and practical test. Jamie had been struggling to get a...

Ten Epic UK Road Trip Ideas

Top 10 UK Road Trips

We all need a nice getaway from time to time. We’re currently in the dark depths of winter, so it’s natural to be thinking about an exotic getaway. The prospect of sun, sea and sand sure sounds appealing at any time of year! However, have you ever thought about what beautiful sights are right on your doorstep? A key motivation for many people when learning to drive is the freedom that having a car can give you. More so than...

Around the World in L-Plates: Learning to Drive Abroad

The pandemic slammed the brakes on globe-trotting during most of 2020 and 2021. Even the Tokyo Olympics were postponed for a year and most events behind closed doors. To quench your travel thirst, we’re going to jet around the world in L-plates and learn what it’s like to be a learner driver abroad. Japan Let’s start with our Olympic hosts! Learning to drive in Japan is quite similar to in the UK. In fact, you can exchange a Japanese licence...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Dillon from Manchester

Aaaaand breathe! It’s been a while since we brought you our favourite pass photo of the week, and through no fault of PassMeFast’s learners… Since tests resumed in April, passes have been flying in left, right and centre. But, because we’ve been so busy working through the covid backlog, pass photos were forced to go on the back burner for a little while. Anyway, we’re back in action and bringing you our favourite pass photo from the past week. This...