Before you go, make sure you have enough gas, check the oil in your car, and walk around the car looking at your tires to see that they look normal and not flat or damaged. If you get over-anxious
in class, tell the teacher that you must go get something from your car, and step out for a moment to calm down, and to show yourself that you are not locked into the building. When you go on a date, meet your date somewhere public. That way, you have your own car so you can leave anytime.