Does Vehicle Code § 2800.2 Apply on a Private Road?

Can one be charged with evading arrest on a private road if the purpose and intent of the law is to prevent danger to the public, caused by a police chase, if the public is not allowed on the road? The question itself, if answered in the affirmative, would seem to promote evading arrest with impunity on a private road, yet still endanger the police giving chase. If the answer to the question is no, then would not this seem logical given the law’s purpose? To read a published opinion that put this issue to the test, click on the following link.


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