I am very very confused. My fiancee and I are purchasing a handgun and are going to take the class to get our concealed permits. In the meantime, my question is this: are we or arent we allowed to keep the handgun loaded with us in the car until we get our permits? We live in a high crime neighborhood and would like to have piece of mind by keeping our weapon with us. Is it legal to keep it in the car even without already having our permits?