I need help interpreting the Va laws of transporting guns in a vehicle. This might be a question related to many others but I'm in Va so that's where I'm posting the question. What do you do to lock up your guns while transporting in a PU or SUV? The law states the guns must be locked in a separate compartment and ammo elsewhere. I want these replies to be crystal clear for everyone's benefit as it will likely apply to many others with similar laws. Pistols/handguns: Unloaded of course - if you have a lockable glove box use it Ammo/magazines (assume loaded): Are they safe within the cab of the vehicle if the weapon is locked up? Long rifle: Unloaded of course - can it just lay on the floor? Where would you have to carry the ammo for the rifle? The law uses the phrase "securely wrapped" - what does that mean? http://www.vsp.state.va.us/Firearms_ResidentConcealed.shtm#Permit_Not_Necessary I don't have a cover on my truck so putting anything outside is subject to the weather conditions. Similar issues will exist with a SUV where the may not be a compartment outside the vehicle other than under a floor/hatch either at the rear or possibly under the rear seat foot area. I know I can ask some local LEO but I would like to know in advance to be prepared and I don't want to be in violation.