The driver of a motor vehicle commits a serious misdemeanor if the driver willfully fails to bring the motor vehicle to a stop or otherwise eludes or attempts to elude a marked official law enforcement vehicle driven by a uniformed peace officer after being given a visual or audible signal to stop and in doing so exceeds the speed limit by twenty-five miles per hour or more. The signal given by the peace officer shall be by flashing red light or siren. For purposes of this section, "peace officer" means those officers designated under section 801.4, subsection 11, paragraphs "a," "b," "c," "g," and "h."
The driver of a motor vehicle commits an aggravated misdemeanor if, while participating in a public offense, as defined in section 702.13, that is a felony, the driver willfully fails to bring the motor vehicle to a stop or otherwise eludes or attempts to elude a marked official law enforcement vehicle that is driven by a uniformed peace officer after being given a visual or audible signal as provided in this section.
[C81, § 321.279]
94 Acts, ch 1069, §1
Referred to in § 321.209, 321.555, 707.6A
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