If you take nothing else away from your visit to this website,
take a look at the before and after pictures of the speed limit signs
as you approach New Rome eastbound on West Broad St.
The "before" picture was taken early last year as Jim was preparing his
defense. The picture shows his wife Dreama who is 5'7.5" tall next
to the speed limit sign. The required height for a speed limit sign in a
commercial district is 7'. New Rome's sign had been too low for years.
The after photo shows how New Rome actually complied with the Manual for
Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) when Jim pointed out their error.
Jim was ticketed and convicted despite the flawed sign placement,
along with thousands of other citizens over the years. Click
to read Jim's full story.
They also figured out that their "No U-Turn" sign was upside