Congratulations to Micaela Swenson from Discovery Middle School for being selected as the 2012 contest winner with her contest entry, POCKET the PHONE…or POCKET the TICKET. Micaela received a $100 Visa Gift Card and her logo and tagline will be featured on a banner that hangs over Broadway and 3rd Avenue in Alexandria from April 16-April 22. The winning entry will also be featured in schools and various campaign activities throughout the county for up to one year.
The contest was sponsored by Douglas County Safe Communities,
AAA of MN-Iowa and Operation Round-Up.
Statewide Distracted Driving Enforcement
Extra patrols will be enforcing distracted driving laws including texting, underage cell phone use, and other inattentive driving behaviors. The statewide Distracted Driving Enforcement Day is Thursday, April 19th.
How you can get involved: (adapted from the National Safety Council)
- Watch and share this video to encourage your friends and family to stay off the phone while driving.
- Share these social media posts.