Wooster Warnings and Dangers

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    Respect the buggy!
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    Beware of Buggies!

    by tspeegle09 Written Jun 29, 2008

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    Respect the buggy!

    If you're going to be doing a lot of driving down state routes (like OH-250 or OH-585), you might find yourself stuck behind an Amish buggy or two. Occasionally you might even get stuck behind a buggy on one of Wooster's main streets. This doesn't happen too often, but it does happen, and impatient drivers can cause accidents. It is not uncommon to hear about automobiles hitting Amish buggies and causing fatalities for the Amish families involved, especially since a lot of locals have an enormously bad attitude towards the Amish. So there are a few rules of the road to be aware of: try not to pass a buggy until it is absolutely necessary, and under NO circumstances should you attempt to pass on a hill. Just slow down, be respectful of their right to be on the road, and enjoy the scenery...I mean, really, how many times will you be stuck behind an Amish buggy in your life?

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    quite a few predators.

    by davecallahan Updated Apr 17, 2007

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    Wooster is ranked in the top 10% of safe places to visit in Ohio, along with many other college towns.
    Berlin, Millersburg and Wooster are all lumped together in the crime stats for sexual offenders.
    There are 54 SOs in the general Wooster area. This is about one half of one percent of the total population in the area.
    Use the website below to see if this information impacts the safety of your vacation here.

    Just be sensible and practice the tourist safety rules and you will have a pleasant visit to Wooster. Lock doors; put valuablesin safe location; go in groups to familiar places.

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