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Submitted: June 22, 2001

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation, Bureau of Driver Licensing (DOT) appeals from the December 15, 2000 order of the Court of Common Pleas of Northampton County (trial court), which made absolute the trial court’s June 3, 1999 Rule to Show Cause, dismissed the license suspension that DOT imposed on Michael J. Pleiss (Licensee) and directed DOT to restore Licensee’s driver’s license immediately. We reverse.

On October 18, 1991, May 22, 1992 and February 3, 1993, DOT suspended Licensee’s driver’s license as a result of Licensee’s failure to satisfy within sixty days three judgments arising from a motor vehicle accident that occurred on January 18, 1990.*fn1 (R.R. at 17a, 22a, 27a.) Licensee filed three appeals, which were consolidated by the trial court. On June 13, 1997, the trial court held a conference on the matter. At the conference, Licensee represented to the trial court that State Farm Insurance Company would be providing coverage for the accident. The trial court granted Licensee ninety days to see whether State Farm Insurance Company would pay the judgments. (R.R. at 30a.)

 
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