GUN Is there a limit to how many guns you can have in your car?

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  1. zxghostrider

    zxghostrider Sometimes you gotta hop on two wheels

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    With a florida CWP, am I allowed to have more than one loaded gun in the car at anytime. I ask because I have my glock 26 concealed on me, but when my seatbelt is on, I think it might be tricky to get to in an emergency. I want to keep my XD 45 in my glovebox, and my glock 26 on me. So my question is, does a CWP allow me to have two or more loaded weapons in my possesion in my car?
     
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    IIRC, someone ran into a similar situation, and ended up getting a holster that strapped to the front of the driver seat between the legs.
     
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    you're allowed to carry guns in your car in FL as long as it's one step away (WITHOUT a cwp...)

    You'll be fine.
     
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    Careful about saying one step away.

    The law states securely encased. Nothing about one step away.

    Yes in FL you can have two guns with no problems.
     
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    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    though securely encased isn't strictly defined, though it is generally accepted that anything that you cannot grab is one step would be acceptable.

    For example the glove box even unlocked, you would have to reach across the car (1) and open the glove box (2) before you could have access to the pistol.

    To the original poster, I am not aware of any legal limits on the number of weapons. Though you may get questioned if you have 5. Two should not be a problem as long as you have a CWP and the weapons are concealed "on or about" your person, if they want to be asses they could nit pick that point. I mean is supposed to cover a knife as well in Florida, granted on a college campus it only covers non-projectile tasers and mace (which I didn't really think you needed a permit for in the first place.)
     
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    Securely encased is pretty well defined through past cases...

    Paper bag, not securely encased
    Holster with thumbstrap, securely encased
    Under the seat in a non-strap holster, not securely encased
    In your passenger seat in a closed top box, securely encased

    Grab that book I mentioned...
     
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    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    I have hard about the cases, but I haven't read them I just know from talking to people and from actually combing over the laws, that it wasn't too well defined in the written law.

    I've had it on my to buy list for a bit, maybe I'll get around to purchasing it in the next month for a little christmas reading.
     

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