gmdfunk wrote:Well...It's hard to say and depending on the Officer stopping You. But here is some info and Let's talk it over what we feel about the wording.I know that you cant keep a concealed firearm in your car, unless you have a CCP, however a concealed weapons isnt considered such when unloaded and securely encased in the trunk.
Can someone clarify the rules for open carry while in a vehicle? What is considered open carry, while you are in a car? Thanks.
Utah Code Section 76-10-505
76-10-505. Carrying loaded firearm in vehicle or on street. (1) Unless otherwise authorized by law, a person may not carry a loaded firearm: ...
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76-10-505. Carrying loaded firearm in vehicle or on street.
(1) Unless otherwise authorized by law, a person may not carry a loaded firearm:
(a) in or on a vehicle;
(b) on any public street; or
(c) in a posted prohibited area.
(2) A violation of this section is a class B misdemeanor.
Amended by Chapter 328, 1990 General Session
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Utah Code Section 76-10-501
76-10-501. Definitions. As used in this part: (1) (a) "Antique firearm" means any firearm: (i) (A) with a matchlock, flintlock, percussion cap, ...
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(18) "Securely encased" means not readily accessible for immediate use, such as held in a gun rack, or in a closed case or container, whether or not locked, or in a trunk or other storage area of a motor vehicle, not including a glove box or console box.
TO ME Utah Code Section 76-10-505STATES TO ME THAT THERE SHOULD NOT BE ANY PROBLEMS TO HAVE AN UNLOADED WEAPON ON THE HIP WHILE IN THE CAR /
HOWEVER PLEASE CALL CLARK APOSIHAN ( THE CHAIRMAN OF BCI ) @ 801-560-4836
THERE MIGHT BE SOME FEDERAL LAWS THAT STATES OTHERWISE . I WILL BE RESEARCHING