That's fine unless you reside in a (Must inform state).
Glad you were okay and otherwise unharmed from the accident.
This is a discussion on Traffic Accident While Carrying within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Some lady wrecked my truck last Friday. That part sucked. However dealing with the police while carrying was very easy. I carry a .38 J ...
Some lady wrecked my truck last Friday. That part sucked. However dealing with the police while carrying was very easy. I carry a .38 J frame in a pocket holster. I had it on Friday.
When the first policeman came to my door to ask if I was all right (he must have been right across the street. he got there before my head cleared and my truck quit steaming) I didn't tell him I was carrying and he was very courteous.
When the EMT came to my door to ask if I was okay I didn't tell him. He had no problem with me carrying a revolver.
Through the course of the time on the side of Rt 12 several police officers spoke with me. I never mentioned to any of them that I was carrying. Not a single one of them had an issue with the fact that I was armed. They were professional and helpful. Frankly a better group of officers you couldn't ask for.
I believe I have found a winning formula for dealing with the authorities while exercising my second amendment rights. I'm going to stick with a winner!
so how did they know you were armed if you didn't tell them? Did I miss something there?
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I'm glad you're okay, and it's good that your CCW was a non-event during your accident.
If you're CCW and no one knows, hence no one could have a problem or an issue? In Connecticut you don't have to inform, and you chose not to, so I'm guessing this is the winning forumula you mentioned, I'm a bit confused?
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Back to the point of the original post; I agree with the philosophy of a shut mouth.
I'm a little confused trying to follow along with this one as well...I'm reading they never realized that you were armed??
*edit*Thanks RR...that's kinda what I was thinking...He's saying that no one had a problem with him carrying concealed BECAUSE no one knew (i.e. he didn't tell anyone).
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Silence is golden, as long as where your at does not require notification.
Here in VA we do not have to notify. However when your drivers license is ran they will know you have a permit, since it is linked to your drivers license and the officer is alerted. I've notified as well as played "Don't ask, Don't tell". The results have been the same, of course that is an advantage of being in a gun friendly state.
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Happy everything turned out ok!
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Good grief folks, the story is well written nuanced sarcasm. Yes, his assumtions are valid, and very funny. It does not matter what they responders think because the OP was smart enough to not find out what the responders think regarding ccw.
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I would do the same thing in Arizona, but here in Texas where I'm stationed it's must inform. Glad you didn't get hurt in the accident.
Mmmm, I was also a bit confused, and by this OP's thinking, the Po-Po would not have a problem with the criminals walking down the street with concealed firearms they did not detect. I'm just sayin'...
Let me clarify my post a bit though, I'm glad that things went smoothly for you on the CCW side, but sorry about the truck damage.
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