- 0,99 €
Defendant was convicted of second offense willful reckless driving, a misdemeanor. He was sentenced to 30 days in jail, fined $200 and costs, and his operator's license canceled for a period of 2 years. At approximately 10:25 p.m. on an evening in March 1964, a trooper of the Nebraska Highway Patrol turned off a hard-surfaced highway and commenced pursuit of an automobile which had no taillights. The chase led through rough terrain to flat; was entirely on gravel roads except for 1 mile which was a dirt road; and led through areas on which there were houses and farm homes on both sides of the road. The trooper turned on his red lights shortly after the pursuit started, and they remained on throughout. Shortly after the commencement of the chase, the automobile was identified as a Chevrolet Corvette, white and red, with dealer's license plates, county No. 22, balance of the number unidentified. Only one person was in the Corvette. During the pursuit, the trooper traveled 85 to 90 miles per hour. At one point, the Corvette went into a ditch, up on the edge of a field for 100 yards, and then back out on to the road; and, during the chase, the Corvette proceeded past six stop signs without stopping at any of them.