Transporting A Loaded Firearm

Transporting a Loaded Firearm

Transporting a Loaded Firearm can be illegal depending on the type of gun involved. In Oklahoma, it is unlawful to transport a loaded rifle or shotgun in a land borne motor vehicle over a public highway or roadway.

Punishment For Transporting Loaded Gun in Tulsa

Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1289.13
Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1289.15

In Oklahoma Transporting a loaded firearm is punishable by ten (10) days to six (6) months in county jail and/or a fine between $50 and $500.

Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
Chapter 53 – Manufacture, Sale, and Wearing of Weapons Oklahoma Firearms Act of 1971
Section 1289.13 – Transporting a Loaded Firearm

Except as otherwise provided by law, it shall be unlawful to transport a loaded rifle or shotgun in a landborne motor vehicle over a public highway or roadway unless the rifle or shotgun is transported clip- or magazine-loaded, not chamber-loaded, and in an exterior locked compartment of the vehicle or trunk of the vehicle or in the interior compartment of the vehicle. Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be punished as provided in Section 1289.15 of this title. Any person who is the operator of a vehicle or is a passenger in any vehicle wherein another person who is licensed pursuant to the Oklahoma Self-Defense Act to carry a handgun, concealed or unconcealed, and has a rifle or shotgun in such vehicle shall not be deemed in violation of the provisions of this section provided the licensee is in or near the vehicle.

Title 21. Crimes and Punishments
Chapter 53 – Manufacture, Sale, and Wearing of Weapons Oklahoma Firearms Act of 1971
Section 1289.15 – Penalty for Firearms Act of 1971

Any person adjudged guilty of violating any provision of Section 1289.9, 1289.10, 1289.11, 1289.12 or 1289.13 of this title shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or imprisonment in the county jail for not less than ten (10) days nor more than six (6) months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

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