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MOYER MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR LICENSE CASE. (09/12/61)

THE SUPERIOR COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA


September 12, 1961

MOYER MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATOR LICENSE CASE.

Appeal, No. 199, Oct. T., 1961, from order of Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County, Nov. T., 1960, No. 42, Misc. Docket 26-301, in re suspension of operator's license of Harold A. Moyer. Order reversed.

COUNSEL

Elmer T. Bolla, Deputy Attorney General, with him Anne X. Alpern, Attorney General, for Commonwealth, appellant.

John E. Landis, with him George W. Tracy, for appellee.

Before Ervin, Wright, Woodside, Watkins, Montgomery, and Flood, JJ. (rhodes, P.j., absent).

Author: Woodside

[ 196 Pa. Super. Page 131]

OPINION BY WOODSIDE, J.

This is an appeal by the Commonwealth from an order of the Court of Common Pleas of Montgomery County which reversed an order of the Secretary of Revenue suspending the motor vehicle operator's license of Harold A. Moyer, who had been convicted of speeding at 71 miles per hour in a 60 miles per hour

[ 196 Pa. Super. Page 132]

    speed zone in New Jersey. The court below reversed the secretary because Moyer's speed was detected by radar. The Commonwealth appealed. The appellee had two previous convictions in Pennsylvania for speeding at 80 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour speed zone.

There are no facts which distinguish this case from Sheehy Motor Vehicle Operator License Case, 196 Pa. Superior Ct. 122, 173 A.2d 752 (1961). The arguments made here are identical to those made in that case. For the reasons set forth in our opinion in the Sheehy case, the action of the court below must be reversed.

Disposition

Order of the court below is reversed and the order of the Secretary of Revenue suspending the appellee's license is reinstated.

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