I am planning a trip from Pa to Ga. in late Dec. - with all of the states on the way south I won’t have a problem carrying my pistol except South Carolina which doesn’t recognize a Pa carry concealed permit - any suggestions?
Take the long way through Tennessee…
If your drive thru South Carolina is a straight drive other than stopping for fuel, and NOT staying over for the night NOR STOPPING AT A REST AREA, just lock your firearm, UNLOADED, and LOCKED in a secured gun safe in the trunk of your car, watch your speed, shouldn’t that be OK?
" Without a permit the firearm must be secured in a closed glove compartment, closed console, closed trunk, or in a closed container secured by an integral fastener and transported in the luggage compartment.
Thanks everyone for the feedback- will secure it in a locked box in my luggage.
I don’t think South Carolina recognizes anyone’s Permit. That’s why I just drive around it. My safety is worth more to me, than the inconvenience.
They do NC.
IIRC they used to not, but they recognize some now, including mine thankfully.
I used to have a vacation home in South Carolina, at Lake Wiley, which was 17 years ago. Lake Wiley is the border between Charlotte, N.C. and Lake Wiley, S.C.
It was jarring to find out that they didn’t accept my CC license.
If you have to cross any distance through Maryland, do your research and avoid it if you can. This from a former Maryland resident. You probably know all about it though.
Isn’t this the same procedure for driving through any state that does not recognize your cc permit… Or is there something different about South Carolina already have a state?
Hello and welcome @John1330
Welcome to the family, we are glad to have you with us! Probably not the same in NY or California. They seem to be special… It’s always best to look up reciprocity and state laws in states you are traveling to. Better to know than end up being a statistic.
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Pretty much the same thing if any from south is going through Maryland.