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Vermont prohibits a person from carrying or possessing a loaded rifle or shotgun while in a vehicle on a public highway.1 Long guns must be unloaded when transported in a motor vehicle. This prohibition does not apply to a licensed hunter who is a paraplegic or is otherwise certified by a physician as disabled and who obtains a permit from the Fish and Wildlife Commissioner which must be attached to the hunting license.2


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  1. Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 10, § 4705(b).[]
  2. Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 10, § 4705(e).[]