THE FUTURE IS NOW. READY... SET... DRAW!
Kids from Kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to draw their own Toyota, Scion, Lexus, BMW, Volkswagen, Porsche or Audi of the future. ALL participants will receive a commemorative Draw the Future Contest t-shirt and ALL drawings will be displayed throughout the Thompson dealerships. There will be three prize winners in each grade, and one of the first place winners will be chosen for the Grand Prize... his or her design featured on a local billboard!
Kindergarten - 6th Grade
ENTER TO WIN
- Accepting entries NOW through March 17th.
- Submit your completed drawing and entry form at any Thompson Showroom or mail to: Laura DiTrapano, Thompson Marketing, 651 North Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901
22 Total Winners
- Prizes include Target Gift Cards and Movie Tickets
- One lucky Grand Prize Winner will have his or her design made into a billboard!
- PLUS... everyone who enters receives a commemorative t-shirt
Wintertime Blues: Potholes
Every driver fears the moment he or she hits a really bad
. You just never know what to expect. You
probably ask yourself, "What will it do to my car?" "If I swerve, will I
hit something else?" "Should I slam on the
Potholes come in all shapes and sizes and
sometimes seen unavoidable. Here are some important facts about
potholes, as well as a few tips that could help you from the stress and
costs of falling into the pothole trap.
The freeze-thaw cycle could make for a bumpy commute -
a few of our area's most axle-bending,
tire-flattening roadways to watch out for
(Located on Route 313,
how do potholes form?
Stress of the highway. Traffic is the number one
culprit. Vehicles (much like potholes) come in all shapes and sizes, and
their speed and weight can put
stress on the road. Over time, cracks are created -
and when those cracks expand, potholes are formed.
2) Water. Water can penetrate the
road through cracks and seep under the roadway to wash away
dirt and gravel beneath the
surface. When the foundation washes away, the road is
exposed and a pothole is formed.
Freezing Temperatures. If the water that sits on top
or under the roadway freezes, surface cracks expand and potholes are
to keep you and your vehicle safe from
your tires. Properly inflated tires can
provide more cushion if a pothole is
2) Don't tailgate.
Leave a safe distance between you and the person in front of you. This
will allow you more time to avoid the pothole - and damage to your
3) Do not speed.
Speeding over potholes can cause serious damage and can cause your tire
to blow out or suspension to become out of alignment.
Call any of our service departments and they will
make sure that you get back on the road in no time.