|Official Detour New Rome brochure
House Bill 24
A bill making its way through the Ohio house, introduced by the Larry Wolpert,
the representative in New Rome's disrict. This bill would outlaw villages
that fail to meet minimum standards of government and services.
State Auditor's Report on New Rome, May 2002
Adobe Acrobat Reader required. A great read. "The village
expended....82% of its General Fund Budget to support a police force whose
primary purpose appears to be writing traffic tickets."
American Civil Liberties Union
This is for police abuse complaints to the ACLU
National Motorists Association
Advocating, Protecting, and Representing the Rights of North American Motorists
Ohio Department of Transportation
-Ohio Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (OMUTCD)
- This is what sets standards on traffic control and such though there is no
online version. You can buy one for approximately 22 bucks.
-Info regarding height and such is pictured in Figure
S-2 Residential and Business signing. The verbiage is on 2E-4.
Ohio Revised Code
-4511.11 Uniformity of traffic control devices
Department of Justice Grant to New Rome Police
This one is disgusting. A federal grant given to New Rome in 1998
so they could beef up their traffic control enforcement. Remember this
when filling out your 1040 this year. You never know where the money will
The Columbus Dispatch Wheels of Justice Series
An outstanding series. First rate. New Rome featured
Statistics about New Rome
Federal High Administration
Contacts with questions about the MUTCD -
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) -
-Section 2A-21 talks about sign Height and such
At Any Speed Great article on the ticket racket
in (New) Rome
Harry Truman Another article mentioning New Rome.
summary of New Rome on About.com
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