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In your area, be sure you know which types of acts are illegal. Examples of acts that may be illegal are:

  • Drawing or displaying a handgun
  • Threatening others on the highway
  • Firing a gun at a building or a means of transportation (automobile, airplane, etc.)
  • Using a firearm while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs

Make sure you now and follow the proper procedure if you are carrying a handgun and are approached by a law enforcement officer. Requirements may include:

  • Telling the officer that you have a gun
  • Showing the officer both your driver's license and your handgun license/permit
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