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Posted: 12/18/2001 10:39:26 AM EST
While going home for the holidays,(from New Mexico, thru Texas, to Oklahoma), do I need to unload and disassemble my CZ and Sig. Or can I just transport them assembled and unloaded thru Texas and Oklahoma? Thanks..Andrew
Link Posted: 12/19/2001 6:37:11 PM EST
You are TOTALLY fine if they're unloaded and in a case in the trunk.

If you've got a CCW permit, you might be able to carry them loaded! (Note: Check reciprocity first.)
Link Posted: 12/20/2001 2:20:14 AM EST
When you are going through Texas, you will be covered under the traveling exception, and can carry a handgun. This is defined by case law, but yoou wouldn't be violating any Texas law by carrying it in your trunk, loaded or not. Don't know about Oklahoma.
Link Posted: 12/20/2001 4:26:11 AM EST
Moved from OK 7 years ago. Travel with assembled and UNLOADED firearms was legal as long as they are not available from the passenger compartment, as in the trunk.
In a mini-van they had to be unloaded and cased behind the rear seat.
The same rules applied to KS, where I spent a lot of time hunting.

Have a Great Christmas Holiday and be safe...
Terry
Link Posted: 12/20/2001 3:29:15 PM EST
Thanks for the help!! Merry Christmas to all !
Link Posted: 12/20/2001 3:41:33 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/20/2001 3:34:33 PM EST by Boomholzer]
Does anyone know of any central states that mandate diss-assembly of a firearm which would be cased outside the passenger compartment when traveling through non-resident states?
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