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September 2020 News Roundup

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Welcome to the September issue of our news roundup! In a month that’s seen yet more COVID uncertainty, we’re focusing on the big stories in the world of driving. We can’t promise that the C-word won’t make a swift appearance—indeed, our first story is the drop in driving tests since the start of lockdown. After that, we’ll move on to the proposal to introduce ‘T-plates’ for young drivers, before shedding light on a new driving licence scam. Finally, we’ll take...

Dealing with Delays, Automatic Passes and a Hole in One—It’s Our Top 5 Pass Photos From September!

Happy September everybody! It’s back to school season and we’re pleased to say that PassMeFast has numerous pupils to be proud of this month. In fact, we’re extra pleased for the latest bunch of newly-qualified drivers. This is because many of them have patiently waited out some hefty COVID-related delays on their driving courses. As we always say, though, patience and perseverance does pay off when it comes to learning to drive! This month we have 5 excellent examples to...

Our Top Customer Reviews in September

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Greetings, PassMeFast readers! Can you believe that we’re now at the end of September? Yikes! We’ll be digging out the Christmas decorations in no time! Before that happens though, you’ll want to take a seat, because we’ve got some great pass stories for you to sink your teeth into. Though we’re living through a difficult time right now, these learners haven’t let it stop them from achieving their goal of getting their full licence. We’ve picked out our top five...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Roqia from Warrington!

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What’s up fellow driving enthusiasts?! So glad you could join us for our Saturday shoutout to the top pass photo of the week. With more and more learners passing their driving tests with us every day, we’re really spoiled for choice when it comes to who to pick! After much deliberation, we’ve landed on a pass story of perseverance and hard work paying off. So, without further ado, let’s unveil the winner! This week’s top pass photo of the week...

How-To Guide: Setting Up Your Car Seat

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Before you take to the roads, it’s important that you take the time to set up your car seat properly. It’s not as simple as leaving your car seat the way it is—all drivers will require a different height, angle and position. Once you get this sorted, however, you’ll be able to sit comfortably, all the while driving safely and effectively. In the first instalment of our How-To Guide series, we’re looking at how drivers can set up their car...

Breaking News: Changes to the Theory Test

Breaking news from the DVSA! The theory test will soon be undergoing a much-needed makeover. The standard written case study at the end of the multiple-choice section will be dropped in favour of a video clip scenario. Don’t start panicking just yet—the rest of the theory test will remain very much the same. Let’s take a closer look at these theory test changes, shall we? What will be different? In the current theory test, learner drivers are asked to read...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Andrew from Stalybridge!

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It’s reached that time of the week! We’re going to celebrate our favourite pass photo from the last 7 days and, boy, do we have a doozy for you today! When we say our socks were knocked off, we’re not lying—it’s been 2 days and we still can’t find them. It was all worth it, though, because we live for a great pass story. So here it is!  Buckle up and settle down because we’re about to serve up some...

My PassMeFast Experience: Passing First Time!

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One of the biggest milestones for most people is passing the driving test and gaining the freedom of the roads. With decent public transport around Salford, I didn’t see much point in learning to drive—until I landed a job with PassMeFast and figured it was fate telling me not to push it off any longer. Though I was familiar with the ins and outs of the practical test, to say I wasn’t fully prepared for the bumpy road ahead would...

Our Pass Photo of the Week—Daniel from Lancaster!

Welcome to the weekend! What better way to kick it off than by checking out PassMeFast’s latest top pass photo of the week? OK, we’re more than a little biased, but we honestly think you’ll enjoy this. Today we’re celebrating someone who didn’t exactly have a straightforward journey to earning his licence. A positive mindset is what gets you through such setbacks and this guy sure had that! This week’s top pass photo of the week goes to… Daniel from...

Taking the Theory Test in Lockdown

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Since its introduction back in 1996, the theory test has been through plenty of changes. This year, meanwhile, saw the coronavirus pandemic bring about some fairly seismic shifts to pretty much all aspects of daily life. So, how much did it affect the theory test? Fortunately, having taken a theory test both before and after the pandemic, I’m able to shed some light on this with first-hand info. I’ll detail my experience taking the theory test under the current rules,...