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When Should You Use Your Hazard Warning Lights?

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Learning to drive isn’t just about practising your steering, following road signs and keeping a safe distance from other road users; you also need to be able to use the different bells and whistles (well, horns and switches) inside your car correctly. One of the buttons on your dashboard that you may not have to use very often—if at all—in your lessons, but is essential to know about for your theory test and for your post-test driving career, displays a...

March 2019 News Roundup

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A big hello from the PassMeFast Blog team, and welcome to our monthly news roundup! Not only are we at the end of March, but we’re already one-quarter of the way through 2019. It’s hard to believe—it feels like it’s only five minutes since we popped open that New Year champagne! If everything feels like it’s rushed by a little too fast, though, let us refresh your memory with some of March 2019’s biggest motoring stories. In this month’s roundup,...

Our Top 5 Customer Reviews in March

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Though it seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the end of February, here we are again, coming to the end of another month. This time, we’re waving goodbye to March and the temperamental weather that came with it. Before you start looking ahead to bank holiday weekends and promises of sunshine, we’d like you to join us in congratulating our latest batch of newly qualified drivers. We’ve managed to narrow down our list to five top success stories which...

How Much Do Driving Lessons Cost in Your Area?

There’s no doubt that learning to drive is one of the most important life skills you’ll ever gain. Nonetheless, it’s also true that the process of getting your licence comes with costs. However, while theory and practical test prices are the same across the country, driving lesson rates can vary wildly. We’ll take a look at some of the reasons behind this, and show you how much driving lessons cost on average where you live. Average driving lesson rates Before...

Sat Nav Success, Getting Back On That Horse And The Return Of The Selfie King—It’s Our Top 5 Pass Photos From March!

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Hear that? That’s the sound of scarves being cast off, sunglasses being donned and birds chirping because spring is finally here! The PassMeFast team could not be happier about it. Along with bright early mornings and a bit of extra pep in your step, this season provides the motivation to get your life in order and have a bit of a tidy up. So, make like Marie Kondo and have a good spring clean! It doesn’t have to involve the...

South and West Yorkshire Theory Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

South and West Yorkshire theory test centres

The theory test is the first really important stage of your driving journey. Without a theory test pass certificate in the bag, you won’t even be able to book a practical test, let alone sit one! So, it’s only right that you take the theory element seriously. Find out what you need to know, study hard and book yourself a test appointment at your local centre. Depending on where you’re from, chances are you’ll have more than one theory test...

Young Driver Insurance—Everything You Need To Know

If you’re a newly qualified or young driver, you’re more likely to encounter high car insurance costs. Insurers tend to charge high premiums for young drivers—aged between 17 and 25 years—than more experienced drivers. This is because younger drivers are at the highest risk on the roads and are more likely to make a claim. It’s not all bad, though. If you’re nifty and use the tips in our young driver insurance guide, you might be able to save some...

East London Driving Test Centres: Your Essential Guide

East London Driving Test Centres

Spanning an area from Sydenham to South Ockendon, there’s plenty to see here in East London. If you’re preparing to take your driving test, though, the venues you’ll have in mind are the ten East London driving test centres. In this Essential Guide, we’ll give you the lowdown on all of them, helping you to make an informed decision on where to head. You’ll also get useful stats and info on your chosen test centre, including everything from likely test routes to...

How To Design Your Own Driving Course

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Here at PassMeFast, we know that no two learners are the same. That’s why we ensure that all of our driving courses reflect the fact that everyone is looking for something slightly different, depending on their personal circumstances. You certainly won’t find a one-size-fits-all approach here! Think of our crash course packages as the learner driver version of a pick’n’mix. We offer all of the various components, you select the parts you want, and we combine them into a course designed...

Should I Switch To An Eco-Friendly Car?

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Nowadays, people are becoming more and more environmentally conscious—monitoring their carbon footprint, increasing their recycling and attempting to conserve Earth’s natural resources. With the volume of toxic chemicals being released into the atmosphere every day, there’s also a growing trend towards going green with vehicles. If you’re looking for ways to help the environment, then you might be asking the question: should I switch to an eco-friendly car? We’ve put together a guide to eco-friendly cars to help answer this...