Donna Holand, a public health nurse, was selected to receive the North Dakota Department of Transportation’s (NDDOT) Child Passenger Safety Award. This award was presented by Bill Vasicek, Community Safety Coordinator with Altru Health System on February 7 at Walsh County Health District in Grafton, North Dakota.
“It is with great pleasure to recognize Donna for her commitment and dedication to children through traffic safety,” said Bill Vasicek, who submitted the nomination. “She has made a difference and improved the quality of life in North Dakota through active support of traffic safety programs in this community.”
“With traffic safety advocates like Donna, we can move towards achieving the state’s Vision Zero goal - which is zero motor vehicle fatalities and serious injuries on North Dakota roads,” says Karin Mongeon, Safety Division Director, NDDOT.
The NDDOT receives nominations each year for the following awards: Traffic Safety Officer of the Year, Beyond the Traffic Stop, Drug Recognition Expert Officer of the Year, Child Passenger Safety Awards, Traffic Safety Honor Roll and a Traffic Safety Media Award.
For more information on North Dakota’s Vision Zero traffic safety initiative, visit visionzero.nd.gov.
- Photo attached – Bill Vasicek (right) presents Donna Holand (left) with the Child Passenger Safety Award
- Photo credit to Walsh County Health