Whether you are a Door County local or visiting on vacation, staying safe while driving through the peninsula is essential. Numbers from past years prove that there could be up to 250,000 people in the county on any given weekend. With this increased population, you need to pay extra attention to your surroundings while driving on any of the local roads or highways. Door County Chief Deputy Pat McCarty shares his tips for summer driving in the area.
Police presence is higher during the summer to help ensure the safety of locals and tourists. This includes patrolling and traffic management in the regions that might have less traffic during the “off-season.”