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receivers, especially those of a sensitive
nature like government sites, military
facilities, or nuclear power plant facilities,
have strict no-firearms policies on their
premises which would cause additional
inconvenience and dilemma for the
driver. All of this makes the idea of
transporting a firearm in a CMV a tenuous
proposition.
The Archery Option
Archery equipment may be a
compromise. Bows and arrows obviously
do not qualify as a firearm or explosive
and could be carried in a CMV at will. It
is likely that many carriers would not
have a problem with their employees
carrying archery equipment as a means
of recreation so long as it was stored in a
safe manner and used in locations where
it was safe and legal to do so. The best
practice in any case would be to inquire
with your carrier’s driver representative
before moving forward.