Excerpt from Florida ss. 790.25: said:(4) CONSTRUCTION. - This act shall be liberally construed to carry out the declaration of policy
herein and in favor of the constitutional right to keep and bear arms for lawful purposes. This act is
supplemental and additional to existing rights to bear arms now guaranteed by law and decisions of
the courts of Florida, and nothing herein shall impair or diminish any of such rights. This act shall
supersede any law, ordinance, or regulation in conflict herewith.
(5) POSSESSION IN PRIVATE CONVEYANCE. - Notwithstanding subsection (2), it is lawful and is
not a violation of ss. 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
I wonder how this applies to Motorcycles and non-handguns?
At first blush, it would seem that long-gun carry (yes, I'm aware of the forum rule, thanks, bye) on a bike is not prohibited. It probably isn't real useful since I wouldn't be able to step off the bike... But plenty of people joyride on their bikes with no destination except to return home...
Ride for OC anyone?
My analysis is that my Motorcycle is a private conveyance. "In" and "on" are generally interchangeable regarding laws of this nature. So...
My point is agitating for Handgun OC by doing something frowned upon... Even a tit for tat...
Forum Rule Censor Fiends, if you still haven't added it up... This is an idea to pursue Handgun Carry through Long Gun Carry, it's about a potential path to Handgun OC, not a discussion about Long Gun Carry. Such mention is merely an unavoidable and integral part of the matter.