Intensive Driving Courses in Preston

Receiving city status on the occasion of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, Preston certainly has the royal seal of approval. Want to see what all the fuss is about? Why not explore the city by car? You can get your licence in Preston—as well as Fulwood, Bamber Bridge, and nearby areas such as Garstang—in a matter of weeks. All you have to do is book an intensive driving course with PassMeFast. Read on to learn more about our crash courses.

Booking intensive driving lessons in Preston

Unfortunately, learners are used to not being able to expect much from their driving school. When weighing up between intensive driving courses and hourly lessons, learners might think they’re having to choose between an inflexible, one-size-fits-all 5-day course and lessons that might take months (or years!) to complete. It can feel a bit like being stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Luckily, with PassMeFast, you can break free from all of that. We’re a driving school that does intensive driving lessons differently. With us, you have the choice between nine different courses, ranging from five hours up to forty-eight hours in length.

Interested in automatic intensive driving lessons in Preston?

One of the many choices a learner will have to make is between taking lessons in a manual car or learning in an automatic. The pros of learning in an automatic are its lack of gears and a clutch pedal, which many learners can find easier to deal with. However, many people make the mistake of thinking that automatic cars are easier.

In truth, it’s no easier to learn in an auto than it is in a manual—and you certainly won’t get a guaranteed pass from learning in an automatic car. If you decide that automatic is right for you, however, then that’s great—PassMeFast offers courses in both manual and automatic cars, meaning that you have the freedom to choose!

No matter which you choose, you’ll still get the same high quality of service, including a dedicated booking agent who will look after all the admin for your course, a fast-track practical test, which will take place weeks (or even months) ahead of the standard waiting times, and a local, qualified, DVSA-approved driving instructor.

Learning with us is delightfully fuss-free—and it starts here. Call us on 0333 123 4949, or click the button below to start your booking.

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Why choose PassMeFast for your intensive driving course?

  • Courses to suit all drivers
  • Flexible driving lessons to fit any schedule
  • Learn with experienced instructors
  • Home and workplace pickups
  • Pass in as little as one week

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Practical Driving Test Centres in Preston

Picture it: your lessons are at an end, you’re poring over the statistics covering driving test pass rates by area, and you’re experiencing more than a few test day nerves. It can only mean one thing: your practical test is here. Most learners in this area will be taking their test at the conveniently located Preston driving test centre, with alternative centres to be found in Chorley and Blackburn with Darwen.

Theory Test Centres in Preston

Don’t make the mistake of thinking that your practical test is the only thing that matters—your theory test is just as important. Luckily, learners in the Preston area can head to the nearby Preston theory test centre, which is located in the city centre itself. If you decide to look further afield, then you may also wish to consider the theory test centres in Wigan or St Helens.

Haven't taken your theory test yet?

To prep for your theory test, make sure to check out our resources page—and, if you haven’t booked one yet, simply add it onto your course!

Driving Around Preston

If you’ve taken a look at the location of the Preston test centre on a map, you’ll notice that it has a convenient city centre location. There are some pros to this: notably, that it’s very easy to reach by public transport (though with home and workplace pickups available, you shouldn’t need to worry too much about this!). However, this also means you’ll need to keep your wits about you, as it means that you can expect to encounter all the usual hazards that can appear in urban areas, including pedestrians and cyclists.

Map showing Preston within Lancashire

Nonetheless, students with PassMeFast have the advantage of learning alongside some great instructors, who will teach you not only how to pass your test, but also to gain skills such as defensive driving, which will help you to deal effectively with static and developing hazards on a daily basis. If you’re looking to become a great driver for life, then look no further!

Preston Fact File

Famous for... The UK's first motorway
Population 122,719
County Lancashire
Local council Preston City Council
Major local roads A583 to Blackpool
A59 to Wallasey and York
A6 to Carlisle and Luton
Railway station Preston train station
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Places near Preston

Bamber Bridge

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  • The name is thought to be derived from Old English 'bēam' and 'brycg', which roughly means 'tree-trunk bridge'
  • Residents, however, often refer to the town as 'Brig'. People born here are consequently known as 'Briggers'
  • Trade unionist George Woodcock was born here in 1904. He was awarded the CBE in 1953, became General Secretary of the TUC in 1953 and became a member of the Privy Council in 1957
  • Tensions in the wake of the Detroit race riot of 1943 caused a break out between white American military police and black American soldiers. It was known as the Battle of Bamber Bridge


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  • With big investments in the late Victorian era, Fulwood underwent plenty of development by wealthy Preston industrialists
  • Fulwood Barracks are home to the Queen's Lancashire Regiment, and is also the site of the Queen's Lancashire Regiment Museum
  • Home to cricket teams Grasshoppers CC and Fulwood & Broughton CC who play in the Palace Shield
  • The most notable former resident was Major John Rouse Merriott Chard, of the Royal Engineers, V.C., commanding at the Battle of Rorke's Drift


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  • The town's name has several interpretations, including: 'spear post', 'triangular piece of land', 'common land' and 'meadowland'
  • It's famous for being the world's first ever Fairtrade town in 2000, pushing other towns to follow suit in the UK
  • In 2011, a 518-foot wind turbine, the largest in the UK, was built to provide power for local factory Dewlay. This produces award-winning Garstang Blue cheese
  • Garstang celebrates its very own arts festival and agricultural show, which has been going for 200 years, in August every year


Which Areas Does PassMeFast Cover?

Lying in the heart of central Lancashire, Preston is part of a vast area where PassMeFast courses are available. This includes the entire county of Lancashire, such as the following nearby towns:

Ready to start driving? The next step is simple: give us a call on 0333 123 4949, or click the button below to book online.

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