one of the other articles I saw on it said that it was under his seat and the grip was exposed. In NC that would probably get you a concealed charge if you don't have a ccl
I know its not a good idea to stow it under your seat but your (FLA) vehicle laws seem strange to me IE you can conceal with no license but you cant open even with a license Unless I am reading the following wrongThe firearm has to be completely concealed. If it had been on the seat next to him and just covered by a shirt or something, he would have been legal. BTW - Stowing a handgun under your seat is never a good idea. It can come forward and interfere with the brake or gas pedal.
LOL...beat me to it!I know its not a good idea to stow it under your seat but your (FLA) vehicle laws seem strange to me IE you can conceal with no license but you cant open even with a license Unless I am reading the following wrong
RV/Car Carry Without A Permit/License
790.25 Lawful Ownership, Possession, and Use of Firearms and Other Weapons
(5) Possession in Private Conveyance.--Notwithstanding subsection (2), it is lawful and is not a violation of s. 790.01 for a person 18 years of age or older to possess a concealed firearm or other weapon for self-defense or other lawful purpose within the interior of a private conveyance, without a license, if the firearm or other weapon is securely encased or is otherwise not readily accessible for immediate use. Nothing herein contained prohibits the carrying of a legal firearm other than a handgun anywhere in a private conveyance when such firearm is being carried for a lawful use. Nothing herein contained shall be construed to authorize the carrying of a concealed firearm or other weapon on the person. This subsection shall be liberally construed in favor of the lawful use, ownership, and possession of firearms and other weapons, including lawful self-defense as provided in s. 776.012.
790.001 Definitions.-- As Used in This Chapter, Except Where the Context Otherwise Requires:
(17) "Securely encased" means in a glove compartment, whether or not locked; snapped in a holster; in a gun case, whether or not locked; in a zippered gun case; or in a closed box or container which requires a lid or cover to be opened for access.