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Traffic Offenses – Speeding – Posted Lower Limit (access required)

A defendant's speeding conviction is affirmed despite his claim that the commonwealth failed to prove that a decreased speed limit had been properly posted. Contrary to defendant's assertion, there is no requirement that a lesser-included offense be of a lower grade or carry a different potential penalty than the greater offense. An offense is "lesser" if ...