Vehicular Eluding Definition

Vehicular Eluding, C.R.S. 18-9-116.5

(1) Any person who, while operating a motor vehicle, knowingly eludes or attempts to elude a peace officer also operating a motor vehicle, and who knows or reasonably should know that he or she is being pursued by said peace officer, and who operates his or her vehicle in a reckless manner, commits vehicular eluding.

(2) (a) Vehicular eluding is a class 5 felony; except that vehicular eluding that results in bodily injury to another person is a class 4 felony and vehicular eluding that results in death to another person is a class 3 felony.

(b) Notwithstanding section 18-1.3-401, the minimum sentence within the presumptive range for a violation of this section shall be increased as follows:

(I) For a class 5 felony, the minimum fine shall be two thousand dollars;

(II) For a class 4 felony, the minimum fine shall be four thousand dollars; and

(III) For a class 3 felony, the minimum fine shall be six thousand dollars.

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