Ruud recognized for contributions to ATV community in Minnesota
Ruud worked on and championed legislation that funds ATV trails and supports the safety of the sport.
ST. PAUL — Sen. Carrie Ruud, R-Breezy Point, was recently recognized by the All-Terrain Vehicle Association of Minnesota for her years of dedication and hard work in advocacy on behalf of the ATV community in Minnesota.
Ruud worked on and championed legislation that funds ATV trails and supports the safety of the sport, association officials said in a news release. Notably, in 2019, Ruud authored legislation that created a comprehensive ATV environmental and safety education certification program, aimed at increasing safety and knowledge around ATV operation.
“It is an honor and a privilege to receive this award from ATV Minnesota,” Ruud said in a news release. “I have been passionate about outdoor recreation for years and have carried multiple bills that support and fund ATV trails and safety. It’s important that we work together to maintain a safe, accessible, and enjoyable ATV environment for generations to come.”
Created in 1983, All-Terrain Vehicle Association of Minnesota advocates for ATV recreation, advancing the safe use of ATVs, providing information, and participating in legislative regulatory activities related to the use of ATVs. The group is composed of individual, family, and business members, and promotes safe and responsible ATV usage.