The Traveler’s Guide to Exploring Baguio on a Budget

Travelling on a Budget

With the summer season already underway, families and friends are definitely planning their trips to Baguio, the coldest place in the country, to beat the heat. But the downside to this is that staying in Baguio will be costly. The only known affordable rates are transportation fees and strawberries. Everything else, if not spent with moderation, is going to burn a hole in your pocket. Here’s a nifty guide for you to explore Baguio on a budget.



We would highly recommend you to travel via bus instead of bringing your own car, because the cost will be much cheaper. Although, if you do intend to bring a personal vehicle, be sure to give your engine a proper tune-up right after having your suspension system checked by your local leaf spring store.

If you opt for other modes of transportation, Victory Liner is a bus franchise that is popular for going to and from Baguio. They have buses that are clean, spacious, and convenient, since they have pit stops at gas stations.

Jeepney rides in Baguio is also much easier if you start at KM 0, which is at Burnham Park/City Hall. Jeepney fares are determined by the distance traveled from KM 0.

Note that even though Baguio cabs have much lower rates compared to those Manila don’t consider their services unless these are your last resort or are really tired to use regular means of public transportation.


Instead of going to the usual commercial establishments such as McDonalds’, KFC, or even Jollibee, explore Baguio’s hidden, hole-in-the-wall eateries that will introduce your palate to local flavors you thought never existed.

Near SM Baguio and beside Casa Vallejo is a carinderia called Kainan Sa Silungan (silungan is Tagalog for “shelter”). The hidden establishment is true to its namesake, since the roof of the restaurant is on level with the street, the restaurant is like a hidden “shelter” for those looking for a culinary treat. The per head price? 35 pesos. Not bad, huh?

Good Taste appeals to its market through meals that become cheaper in price as you have more and more people in your group. Their specialty? Buttered chicken. Half an order (9 pieces) is less than P200.

If your taste buds are more Americanized, 50s Diner should definitely be in your restaurant radar. You can have individual servings of pasta, fries, and chicken for less than P100.

Forest House


Finding a place to stay isn’t hard in Baguio, since it is filled with inns and vacation houses catering to tourists and local visitors. Rates can go as low as P180 per night to P400 per night, owing to the fact that citizens of Baguio can survive without an air-conditioning unit because of the cold weather. To those who need an aircon unit, you can be sure that nightly rates will be a bit costlier.

Did you find this guide useful? Are there other commute methods, eateries, or even specific inns or hotels you’d like to add to this article? Don’t be shy. Feel free to share your insights and ideas in the comments section below.

5 Tips in Maximizing Garage Space

Car Garage

One of the most creative and functional space in a home is the garage, which is that one big spacious area you’ve got that can be transformed into an instant extra room for projects that require carpentry and paint.

Depending on your hobby and lifestyle, your garage can be converted as a band rehearsal place, a gym, what have you. Heck, if you have the funds and skills to back you up, you can even set up a shop than can rival your local supplier of batteries, radiators, and so on.

Yes, there is more to your garage than simply housing your beloved vehicle. So how can one strategically maximize the space of your versatile garage? Here are 5 great tips to draw inspiration from.

Garage Space


Shelving has got to be the most creative solution. It can be wall shelving attached to the garage walls, or detached shelving that can be moved from one corner to the other. One awesome shelving idea is to build open stair steps of about 3 to 5 layers that can reach up another shelf. The open steps can store plastic bins that hold tools or garden knick knacks for compact organization.


They can be attached to walls where they’ll serve as hanging rack for hammers, cords, hooks, paint brushes and small bins that can store smaller bits of just about anything. Bigger pegboards can actually be assembled to hold larger tools like a saw or a spade, thick garden hoses, rakes, etc.

Handy Caddy

Never be without it. A big sized handy caddy can conveniently hold every practical tool that is frequently used. Not only does it help maximize space, but it also enhances proficiency by allowing you to arrange and transfer tools faster and in a more organized manner.

Wall Organizer

Wall organizers are handy features that can be conveniently attached to walls. Rakes, spades and other heavier garage tools can easily slide in leaving the floor free to hold bins that can be stacked up. Magnetic strips can also be attached to the wall organizer itself making it a safe place to stick nails, and small screws.

Hanging System

A hanging system on the ceiling itself is one cool way to store ladders and other larger tools that do not often get used. In fact, even larger plastic bins, skateboards, ski boards, light bikes can all go hanging aloft for protection. Of course, employ a qualified handyman who knows all about attachments and the rights specs to build your hanging system.

And there you have it! Surely while you were reading this, your mind has already switched on the part in the brain in charge of creativity and orderliness. The five tips above are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to creating ways to make sure that your garage space is maximized.

5 Smooth Ways to Boost your Car’s Curb Appeal

Curb Appeal

The term “curb appeal” refers to the appealing factor of an object being sold when perceived from a particular distance. It literally points to how much appeal it has from down the street curb. This is the reason the term has been used heavily in real estate. But it also applies to pretty much anything, including cars. In this context, the goal is to increase the curb appeal of the car you are planning to sell to drive its price as high as it can get.

Here are five, simply-yet-smooth methods to apply in increasing your car’s curb appeal:

Check the Tires

Tires are practically a car’s “shoes”, and the first thing that most potential buyers will notice is how worn out yours are. The logic behind this is pretty simple: used-car buyers will always want to spend as little as possible after purchasing your car. (To give assurance to your potential buyers, take your car first to your local manufacturer for a quick check-up of the engine, radiator, and so on.)

Having worn out tires means that they’ll have to shell out some more cash to buy a set of new ones. Mind you, a set of brand new tires do not come cheap. When trying to boost your car’s curb appeal, you have to keep in mind that you cannot have worn out tires.

It might be a good investment to purchase new ones or find used tires that aren’t too worn out. There are plenty of good deals out there; you can even find second hand tires on eBay.

Make sure all lights work

Dysfunctional brake lights will do nothing for your car’s curb appeal aside from bringing it down. This is true for every other light in your car. Before showcasing your car to potential buyers, make sure you take a few minutes out of your busy schedule to check if the headlights, brake lights and signal lights work.

Do not undermine the importance of this check-up as it might prove critical in selling your car at the highest price. Dead lights are a sign of poor maintenance. It will be seen as an instant expense for buyers and will in turn lower the value of your vehicle unnecessarily. Make sure all your lights work and your car’s curb appeal will surely reach levels you never thought it could!

Car Wash

Keep it clean

Keeping a car shiny both inside and out is quite a challenging task. It is tiring, time consuming and a bit troublesome, especially for those who choose to do it on their own.

It’s easy to postpone wash day every single time it comes when we have no intentions of selling the vehicle. But now that it’s up for grabs, we have to increase its curb appeal, which means we have to clean the car whether we want to or not.

Never ever show a buyer a dirty car; it will drag your curb value to depths deeper than the Mariana Trench. Just keep in mind that everything sells better when it’s clean. If you drive the vehicle on a daily basis, it is advisable that you also wash it daily.

Repair chips and scratches

The easiest way to lower the value of your car is to have chips and scratches. The good news is that all hope is not lost yet as there are ways to repair these if they aren’t too heavy. Light scratches and even dents are easily repairable; you can do it yourself or drop by a shop to have it done for you.

However, if your car has is on the aged side, it might not be worth the time, effort and expense. If your car is new, then you best get started! A car free of dents, chips and scratches go a long way on increasing its curb appeal.

Organize your service paperwork

Your potential buyers will scour you from head to toe in search for assurances that you have maintained your vehicle properly. The best way to silence them is to show them your neatly organized set of papers that indicate service done on the vehicle.

Show them receipts of oil changes, new tires, new installations of brake pads, fluids and air filter, etc. Providing all the necessary paperwork will convince your potential buyer that they’ve find ‘the one.’ That’s how you increase your car’s curb appeal like a boss!

How to Get the Best Deal on your Next Car Trade

Car Trade

Remember the Pokemon trading card game? One of the rarest cards way back in the early 2000s was Charizard, probably because of its high hit points (HP or life) of 120 and attack points (AP) of 100. Whenever someone had this rare Pokemon card in their collection, trading negotiations would often be tedious, as the tradee had to make sure he/she was getting a good deal from the exchange.

Usually, the one interested in the Charizard card would have to sacrifice a number of their rare cards to get it. But the sacrifice would be worth it, as the interested party, after all the sacrifice, would get the prized Charizard card.

When negotiating on a car trade, you also have to know how to play your cards right. Profit at this point is on a delicate balance. Depending on how you handle the trade, you or the dealer could end up with the profit. Trade-ins are not like selling a used car, where your loss depends on the final negotiated price. A car worth P450,000 could be negotiated all the way down to P400,000. The positive profit the seller earns is P400,000, whereas the negative profit is P50,000 due to the negotiated price slashed off.

With these facts in mind, here are tips on how to get the best deal on your next car trade.

• Trade-in your car with the same-make dealership

A 1996 Honda City holds more value to a Honda dealership than a 1996 Toyota Corolla and vice versa. Aside from the fact that these cars made in 1996 are well known for their durability and reliability despite their old age, Joe Wiesenfelder of advises, “This in-between option doesn’t take as much effort and time. In effect, it’s hassle free.”

• Research, research, research

One of the worst mistakes any driver can make in trading their car is to walk in a dealership without knowing their value of their vehicle. Kelley Blue Book executive editorial director and executive market analyst, Jack Nerad says, “It is possible to do well in a transaction with a dealer, but you have to do your research…Just a half-hour of Internet research can really pay off.”

The story of Bethany Porter’s love for a black ’99 Sab 9-3 convertible by Ben Popken is a perfect illustration of how good car research can get you the best deal in a trade-in dealership.

A quick look at websites such as or for used car prices can spell all the difference between a good and bad trade-in experience.

• Clean/polish/repair your car

Founder and CEO of Car-Buy-Her, a consumer car education company based in Atlanta, Sheronde Glover advises that having a clean car can increase its value: “A good detailing job might cost about $50, but it could increase your car’s value by several hundred dollars.”

If your car also has any dents or cosmetic damage like a cracked side mirror, be sure to get that repaired as well. If your car happens to have a damaged leaf spring, there are many stores in the Philippines for you to choose from. You may spend around quite an amount on repairs, but that will allow you to command a higher price for the car, compared to the beat-up, slightly damaged ones you may find online. Plus, it makes your car look brand new.

How to Know when it’s Time to Buy a New Car

Buying a Car

Buying a car is exciting, especially when you upgrade from a sloppy jalopy to a finely tuned mechanical beast. But like any purchase, there’s got to be some calculations to be considered with a new car: Is it needed? Is it the right time? When do you get it?

Here are some ideas we’d like to share on discerning when the right moment is for you to convert from your four-wheeled best friend to a brand new automobile.

• Sign #1 – Budget

Money should be your numero uno consideration. You should have enough dough to buy a car, or at least pay for the monthly installments.

If you don’t have the cash, forget about buying a new vehicle in the meantime. Save up for it. Owning a new ride is not worth jeopardizing the financial status of your family.

Speaking of family… onward to our next point!

• Sign #2 – Family Size

Sure, your sedan was okay when you and your wife were dating, but things change significantly when you a couple of kids are introduced. As a family of four, it’s quite hard for all of you to fit in your pre-married life car. It might feel a bit cramped in there now that there are more of you in it. This is when a considering a new vehicle is in order, like a van or an SUV/AUV, for a more comfortable ride.

Keep Sign #1 in mind even if you’re married with kids. If you have the money even after paying the bills and kid’s tuition, by all means, plan away. But if you break even, the best course of action is to wait further for the perfect timing.

• Sign #3 – Your car is really, really, old

If your car overheats more often than ever, if your radiator leaks too much and too often, and if your car’s metal stamping is damaged all over, then it’s time to consider getting a new ride. The idea is that buying another car, whether brand new or used, is much cheaper in the long run and less of a hassle than repairing all the broken parts of your current car.

But wait! Before you make a trip to your local car dealer, avoid these common mistakes:

Don't Do It

• Mistake #1 – Buying a car that doesn’t fit you

If you’re single, it’s advisable not to buy a huge car – like a van or SUV – that chugs a lot of gasoline. Since you’ll only use it to ferry yourself to destinations like gimmicks or the office, get a much smaller car with better fuel economy. However, if your manly taste is really eyeing towards the big guns, then opt for the one that run on diesel.

The inverse applies, too. If you have a family, buy a larger car, and not a sedan or compact-type vehicle.

• Mistake #2 – Buying brand new

Getting a used vehicle that’s about 2 years old is much wiser in the long run. Depending on how the previous owner took care of it, it will run like new and cost cheaper than the showroom model.

• Mistake #3 – Skipping the test drive

Purchasing a car without a test drive is like buying a shirt without checking if it fits perfectly on you. Get a feel of the automobile’s acceleration power, transmission, and braking system. A test drive lets you know if the car fits like a glove. If it doesn’t, then it just helped you decide that the model isn’t for you, and is the next step before you find the perfect car to match your needs.

Communicating with your Car

Happy Driver

If you’ve lived in the Philippines your entire life, there’s more than one way you can describe the traffic condition here. No doubt, they wouldn’t be positive words. Drive along any major or minor highway, and you’ll get firsthand experience of the worst drivers and pedestrians ever. Even if the major accident rate in one particular highway (South Luzon Expressway or SLEx) has gone down by 47% this year, there are still other methods drivers can use to bring that figure even lower.

The car you drive is not only a means of transportation, but a tool for communication as well. Similar to a cellphone, you can convey to other drivers and pedestrians your intentions on the road. These tips will result in proper road etiquette, lesser vehicular accidents, reducd visits to your trusted car parts supplier and ensure everyone’s safety on the road.

#1: Honk your horn      

How many times have you experienced a wandering pedestrian, an inattentive motorist, biker, or stray animal within proximity of your car? That’s usually a recipe for disaster right there, especially when they abruptly approach your direction. Sounding off short beeps of your car horn alerts them to your presence. It also politely says, “Please avoid getting in my way, unless you want to become road kill.”

If you’re on a highway, this also announces to surrounding cars that you’re behind them if you plan on overtaking them or stating quite plainly, “I’m here.

#2: Blink your high beam lamps

This tip is particularly useful at night. For the purpose of extra visibility, blinking your high beam lights is quite effective. This is usually done to signal another motorist that he/she is going to cut, overtake, or accelerate.

This also works as a nifty replacement for your car horn during the daytime, if it’s busted.

Car Turn Signal

#3: Use your signals

You have two of them in your car: the signal lights and the hazard flasher. If you’re looking from the back of a car, the signal lights are the yellow blinking lights on either the extreme left or right on the automobile’s rear end. The lever used to activate them is located to the left of the steering wheel. Push it up to signal ‘right’ and push it down to signal ‘left’.

Here’s a funny logic trick with signal lights: Signal opposite the way you’re turning to. So, if you’re turning left, signal right. If you’re turning right, signal left. Why? Signaling in the opposite direction you’re driving towards let’s the cars coming from that side see you, slow down, and give way for you to complete the turn (if they still don’t give you way, you can always go back to #1 or #2).

Hazard lights are used to inform other cars on the road that your car is parked on the side of the road, usually for repairs or during police questioning. But there’s another interesting way to use them: At night or in the event of a heavy downpour of rain, they can also double as a signal light.

In the event you come to an abrupt halt on the road or at a stoplight (especially if there aren’t any cars behind you), use your hazard lights to forewarn oncoming vehicles to slow down as they move toward you. The unity of the vibrant red brake lights and yellow hazard lights color combo definitely helps. Again, it’s all about making your automobile more visible to others, especially in the dark.

With these surefire tips on communicating with your car, not only will you give a pleasant mood to your fellow drivers, but also reduce the possibility of accidents on the road.

5 Apps Every Driver should have

It’s every driver’s nightmare to face a sudden disturbance en route to their destination. Traffic, floods, incoming calls, and plain ignorance are hassles that can impede a driver’s concentration. Luckily, technology can help drivers prepare for these instances with these amazing downloadable apps (available for both Apple and Android users):


  • FlightTrack

This nifty app allows you to track several aspects of an airline’s flight in real-time: arrival and departure time (down to the gate and time), delays, and advances. FlightTrack also covers over 1,400 international airports. How does this help drivers? If, for instance, you’re going to pick up relatives, you can be more efficient about it. It saves you the time and money from waiting the standard 4-5 hours ahead. You can get to the airport just in time, or adjust accordingly to the immediate flight schedule adjustment. Pro

  • Pro

Experience hands-off text and e-mail reading with this application. No need to check your phone while your car is mobile. There are two editions of the free and pro. The free version is not as useful, because while free, it only reads a limit of 25 words. We’d recommend getting the pro version, because it reads all the words in a document. You may opt to pay a one-time fee of $13.95 (roughly P612.50) or subscribe monthly for $3.95 (about P173.43).

MMDA Traffic Navigator

  • MMDA Traffic Navigator

The Metro Manila Development Authority (or MMDA for short) developed an app around a year ago that documented and made available traffic conditions in major Metro Manila highways accessible to users’ fingertips. The criteria per road is described either as Light, Light-Medium, Medium, Medium-Heavy, and Heavy. It also updates roadwork and other traffic causes per region on each mini-bar. Depending on your preference, you may choose to view them in “Map” (like a GPS) or “Line” view for a more structured approach. Best of all, the MMDA app is free.

Google Earth

  • Google Earth

Having Google Earth on your phone is like having a GPS on the go. You have access to virtually any road or access path on the world at the touch of a button. Google Earth allows you to also mark locations important to you like your personal home, office, or church. This feature also makes it easier to map directions to and from your destination. Just make sure you’re on a highway. And know your exact coordinates. That last one is very important.


  • Waze

Waze is a combo of Google Earth and the MMDA app in a way that it brings the best of both worlds to users. Its interface is primarily like a GPS, but instead of just a plain map with legends and markers, you get updates of several traffic obstructions at specific points like, let’s say, a highway, a road or a point of travel. The info is sent real-time by a community of fellow Waze users working together to make traveling easier and safer for everyone. As a bonus, this app even calculates the nearest gas station so you can save time and money when drivers decide their tank needs re-filling.

5 Accessories that Every Car Owner Should Have


On average, drivers spend more than three hours a day in their car. Of course, as a driver yourself, you would want to be as comfortable as possible. To give in to the level of comfort you desire is to install interior car accessories to help you find your cozy zone. They are not limited to flashing “beauty” alone as some of them are especially made to entertain you and provide you with practicality, cleanliness, as well as personalization.

  • Seat Cover and Car Mats

Investing in good seat covers and car mats will keep the interior of your car in pristine condition. There are several kinds of these protectors in the market with a wide range of designs, colors, fabric materials, textures and patterns to choose from. Above all, make sure that you get the one which can secure your car seats and flooring from dust and debris.

  • Fragrances

Auto perfume, though not seen by the naked eye, goes through your passengers’ senses, and is another car interior accessory essential. Eliminating unpleasant smells and odors, it keeps your car smelling nice and fresh, which encourages positivity in your mood. Moreover, it enhances the personality of your car and likewise you as the owner. Air fresheners now come in different scents, shapes and sizes, so make sure to choose one that highlights your personality.

  • Audio Systems

Many companies today offers different type of accessories and devices related to audio: clear speakers, big subwoofers, CD players, DVD players, MP3 players and the like. You can even have an iPod or iPhone docking kit or a Bluetooth technology to connect your car audio system with your phone’s music player. This is because music is a universal entity that people of all ages and genders enjoy. Driving with your favorite song playing in the background rather than just songs from the radio will keep you from being bored, especially during road trips.

  • Satellite Navigation

If you like traveling a lot and are not familiar with the road, one good suggestion is for you to have a GPS (Global Positioning Service). It is one of the most popular modern devices used in vehicles. Put aside the traditional paper-based map and listen to the GPS’ voice instead and get priceless information. It’s like an onboard automated map where you can program your favorite destinations, seek alternative routes to stay away from obstructions and traffic jams so you could reach your mark with much convenience.

  • Radar Detector

If you drive fast but is easily cheesed off by speed cameras, why not fit a radar detector? This device would help you limit your speed and prevent being chased by police offers nearby. A car radar detector alerts you so that you can slow down and avoid a speeding ticket. It’s easily installed and can save you from being fined and your license from being confiscated.

From car floor mats to digital devices in the car, car accessories add in the oomph and pleasure for every driver. Simply, they help bring out the character of the driver and turn the car into a replica of their home. After all, their car is a place where they can express themselves and show others what they got.

7 Simple Tips for Safe Teen Driving

Teen Driver

Teenage drivers are often found to be driving aggressively as they think their peers would find them hot and attractive. With this mentality, parents should all the more care and advise them to practice cautious driving. In this article, we will tackle seven simple tips to guide your teens to drive safely.

1) Follow the Traffic Lights

It’s easy to remember that red stands for “stop,” yellow stands for “get ready,” and green stands for “go.” Even small children know what these colors in the traffic light symbolize. However, teen drivers may not always follow the rules as their patience starts to take a toll. These busybodies often meet potential trouble spots while not concentrating on the road.

2) Study the Road Condition

Teens should not only be aware of the traffic light colors but also of the pedestirians, signs and movements in the road. For instance, if there is a nearby construction site, drivers should be able to maneuver to another lane or a different direction as heavy traffic is expected ahead. If there are too many pedestrians crossing the street, they should wait and let them pass through. Side mirrors and rear-view mirrors also help to size up the condition.

3) Turn Signals On

Teens should learn how to use the different car signals at the right time. There are the likes of turn signals, hazards, horns, lights, slight wheel movements and hand signs that imply different meaningful messages while driving. These are to help both you and the other drivers know how you should navigate the road better. It also helps to be familiar with all the international rules to road travel.

4) Don’t Use Mobile Phones

Mobile phones can become serious distractions, and reactions on the road can be severe. Unless it’s not an emergency message or call, teens should not take calls or read messages while driving. They should be alert at all times, especially when they are just beginning their driving lessons.

5) Use Buffer Spaces

When the road is slippery, drivers should keep ample space in between cars (in front and at the back) to avoid a crash or bump. Buffer spaces are a must as well when driving in normal roads as other cars might immediately increase their speeds without prior notice or signals.

6) Avoid Blind Spots

Lack of visibility is dangerous. There may always be blind spots so it’s best to keep the seatbelt on and check over the shoulder first before changing lanes. To reduce blind spots, teenage drivers must ensure that the side mirrors of the car are turned out for them to see the entire width of the lanes on their left and right.

7) Don’t Drink and Drive

Teens are exposed to partying and drinking out with friends and driving home by themselves. They must know that intoxicating drinks bring no advantage as these make their reflexes slow. Slow reactions on the road are unacceptable. Such young drivers should always be reminded that driving under the influence is both life-threatening and punishable by law. Teens must not drive when they are too tired or drugged as they may doze off while driving.

There are too many dangers to be encountered and met in the roads. Teenagers should be mindful of all the road signs, fellow motorists and pedestrians. They should consider driving as a risky business. With these basic tips, help them stay reminded to avoid crashes caused by bad driving.

7 Essential Driving Principles for Beginners

Beginner Driver

So you’ve finally arrived at that awesome point in your life when you’ve finally gotten your hands on your own set of wheels. Neither your parents nor I can stop you from driving to a wreck, so I urge you to carefully read through this article and discover seven essential driving principles that you should apply every time you sit behind the wheel.

SEATBELTS – always

I cannot properly elaborate the magnitude of how important your seatbelts are. Even if you are a defensive driver, you will never know when accidents will occur. Hence, it’s so much better to be safe than sorry. Before you start the car, always remind your passengers and yourself to buckle up.

Pay attention to the road; distracted driving is unacceptable

This would mean that there will be no texting and calling, or applying make-up, or even sipping on a good cup of coffee. Distracted driving is one of the worst and, at the same time, the most avoidable causes of car accidents. The alien sense of independence coupled with overconfidence will lead you to potentially dangerous car crashes.

Take the law seriously – even if others will not

Speeding, parking at no-parking zones, and not carrying valid car papers will almost always get you a ticket. A new driver has to learn to be disciplined and not take the law casually. It can have a very far-reaching repercussion.

Be clean and maintain the car well

It will save you so much money in the long run in terms of repairs. It’s a good idea for a new driver to identify himself with what is under the hood so he/she can make minor repairs of his/her own. Keep it clean and in good shape and strive to take it to your trusty mechanic every now and then for a check-up. Your car will run smoother and will definitely last longer.

Always lock the doors

Reduce the risk of theft. Don’t even think about leaving the keys in the car while running. Leaving valuables like laptops, cameras or handbags in open sight can draw so much attention. Install ant-theft alarms. The price is worth the security, both for your vehicle’s safety and your own.

Mind your temper

Every driver is prone to road rage. Driving with a very hot temper is very dangerous and can lead to fatal accidents. Always keep your calm whenever driving and be forgiving of fellow drivers who do you wrong.

Avoid doing anything that is quick or sudden

Keep calm and assess each situation as it presents itself. Do not run yellow lights or merge into traffic unless the coast is clear. Take your time and always do the right thing at the right time.