According to CA DOJ a handgun needs to be transported in the trunk or locked container. Since I have a pickup I have no trunk. DOJ also says your glovebox and center console dont count. I removed my center console and installed a safe with a key and combo lock. Is this ok for handgun transport? It seems like I'm splitting hairs which is not a good thing with a cop or judge. I want to use the safe since it's more secure than a locked container that can be grabbed and taken.
HANDGUNS Pursuant to California Penal Code section 25610, a United States citizen over 18 years of age who is not prohibited from firearm possession, and who resides or is temporarily in California, may transport by motor vehicle any handgun provided it is unloaded and locked in the vehicle’s...