Rhode Island General Laws Title 31. Motor and Other Vehicles § 31-27-4. Reckless driving and other offenses against public safety

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Any person who operates a motor vehicle recklessly so that the lives or safety of the public might be endangered, or operates a vehicle in an attempt to elude or flee from a traffic officer or police vehicle, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor for the first conviction and a felony for the second and each subsequent conviction.

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