Do you have spring break plans around the corner or maybe even a summer vacation in mind that involves driving across state lines? If you do, you’ll want to make sure to familiarize yourself with gun laws in any of the states or North American countries through which you’ll be passing. Brushing up on these laws early is vital, as each state sets its own rules on the ownership, use and transportation of firearms. Don’t let a routine check stop or speeding ticket turn your vacation plans into a legal nightmare. That’s not the ending to the perfect summer vacation that people hope for.
Now in its 25th edition and updated with more than 100 changes since 2020, Traveler’s Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty States is a handy reference guide that covers the necessities on legally transporting a firearm in a vehicle, concealed-carry reciprocity, when and where and how a gun can be carried for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as travel to Canada and Mexico. This new edition also includes new online updates for conditional reciprocity states as well as 50 new subheadings in each state’s traveler’s checklist detailing ammo carry and possession rules for each state.
Written and researched by J. Scott Kappas, the 2021 Traveler’s Guide also includes an accessible introduction that defines many terms of importance for anyone traveling with or carrying a firearm outside his or her home state. With the new page formatting for easier reading and reference, this guide is sure to be a convenient tool for any travel on the agenda this year. $14.95. Contact: Traveler’s Guide (859) 491-6400; gunlawguide.com