Nebraska Revised Statute 60-6,110

Chapter 60


Obedience to peace officers; violation; penalty.

(1) Any person who knowingly fails or refuses to obey any lawful order of any peace officer who is controlling or directing traffic shall be guilty of a traffic infraction.

(2) Any person who knowingly fails to obey any lawful order of a peace officer shall be guilty of a Class III misdemeanor whenever such order is given in furtherance of the apprehension of a person who has violated the Nebraska Rules of the Road or of a person whom such officer reasonably believes has violated the rules.


  • Laws 1973, LB 45, § 4;
  • Laws 1977, LB 41, § 8;
  • R.S.1943, (1988), § 39-604;
  • Laws 1993, LB 370, § 206.


  • A person driving in response to a lawful order by a law enforcement officer is engaged in privileged conduct for which he cannot be punished. Fulmer v. Jensen, 221 Neb. 582, 379 N.W.2d 736 (1986).

  • One who drives in response to the lawful order of a law enforcement officer engages in privileged conduct and may not be punished for so doing. State v. Lichti, 219 Neb. 894, 367 N.W.2d 138 (1985).