The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Conference Center > Law and Civil Rights > Legal and Political

 
 
Thread Tools
Old September 26, 2006, 06:21 PM   #1
gunslinger555
Senior Member
 
Join Date: March 5, 2006
Location: Lima, ohio
Posts: 580
Transporting firearms in a vehicle (Ohio)

I have heard plenty of people tell me what the laws are on the transportation of firearms in vehicles. Ive heard things like guns in the trunk and ammo in the back or both guns and ammo can be in the trunk as long as they are locked in the trunk. And also how do I transport them in a vehicle that doesn't have a trunk?
__________________
(")_(") OMG!!! I think I shot bunny in the face!
gunslinger555 is offline  
Old September 26, 2006, 07:18 PM   #2
SOSARMS
Senior Member
 
Join Date: June 13, 2006
Location: The great Buckeye state...where nuts are not just for eating
Posts: 623
If its unloaded, and in a locked case, it can be in the back seat.....your car got a back seat ???
SOSARMS is offline  
Old September 26, 2006, 09:02 PM   #3
TheBluesMan
Moderator Emeritus
 
Join Date: June 15, 1999
Location: Ohio
Posts: 7,558
http://onlinedocs.andersonpublishing...46/12276/122d6
The following has been excerpted from the Ohio Revised code, Title 29, Chapter 23.16. Please read this section in its entirety to be certain you are transporting firearms in a legal manner.

The gist of it is this:
Quote:
§ 2923.16. Improperly handling firearms in a motor vehicle.
(B) No person shall knowingly transport or have a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle in such a manner that the firearm is accessible to the operator or any passenger without leaving the vehicle.

(C) No person shall knowingly transport or have a firearm in a motor vehicle, unless it is unloaded and is carried in one of the following ways:

(1) In a closed package, box, or case;

(2) In a compartment that can be reached only by leaving the vehicle;

(3) In plain sight and secured in a rack or holder made for the purpose;

(4) In plain sight with the action open or the weapon stripped, or, if the firearm is of a type on which the action will not stay open or which cannot easily be stripped, in plain sight.
When I had a pick up truck, I used to carry my firearms unloaded inside the cab of my truck in cases which were in plain sight. All ammo was in a waterproof container in the bed of the truck.

Hope this helps.

-Dave
__________________
-Dave Miller
ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ!
NRA Certified Instructor: Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Home Firearms Safety, Personal Protection.
Tick-off Obama - Join the NRA Today - Save $10
TheBluesMan is offline  
Old September 27, 2006, 07:28 PM   #4
gunslinger555
Senior Member
 
Join Date: March 5, 2006
Location: Lima, ohio
Posts: 580
Thanks
__________________
(")_(") OMG!!! I think I shot bunny in the face!
gunslinger555 is offline  
Old October 2, 2006, 05:27 PM   #5
Nytelyte
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 28, 2005
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 144
Get your CHL and carry it. Loaded. Useful.
Nytelyte is offline  
Old October 2, 2006, 08:15 PM   #6
WSM MAGNUM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: September 30, 2006
Location: Maryland
Posts: 746
Gunslinger555,
here are some links that will give you info on gun laws for all states. www.packing.org www.handgunlaw.us
__________________
Henry - Life NRA Member, USCCA Shield Member

If con is the opposite of pro, is Congress the opposite of progress?
WSM MAGNUM is offline  
Old October 3, 2006, 09:28 AM   #7
22-rimfire
Senior Member
 
Join Date: February 19, 2005
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 4,594
Most concealed carry laws only apply to handguns and not long guns. You can not have long guns loaded.

I moved once and carried all the guns in boxes in the back of a pickup. All were unloaded. Handguns can be easily disguised in moving boxes. Long guns, I carried them in unloaded in the cab in plain sight. Depends how many you have of course.

I have never had problems transporting firearms as long as they are unloaded. I kept the ammo in the back of the pickup. Police really aren't interested in honest law abiding people and most couldn't care less how many guns you have. Long guns can be placed flat wrapped in a rug if that fits your situation.
22-rimfire is offline  
 

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06936 seconds with 7 queries