The Basic Gun Safety Rules is one of the most important thing when it comes to a safe hunting trip. There are only 4 basic gun safety rules when it comes to firearm safety.
- Always a treat the gun as it is LOADED
- Always have the safety ON
- Never put your finger on the TRIGGER
- Always point in a safe DIRECTION
Always treat the firearm as it is loaded. Meaning you always point the gun in a safe direction. You either point the gun in to the air, meaning you point it straight up. Or you point it down toward the ground. This way no mater what you are doing you will not by pointing it at your hunting partner, if you stop or turn around to look at something.
Always have your safety on. It is very important to always have your safety on on your gun. You only take the safety off your gun when you are ready to shot your gun. This will also make your hunting partner feel a lot more comfortable walking around with you. Just in case you may trip or fall and drop your gun, could cos it to go off if the safety in off.
Never put your finger on the trigger. You should never under any circumstance ever put you finger on the trigger when you are carrying your gun walking around.If you are carrying it, you should get in the habit of keeping your trigger finger straight, so it sits over top of the trigger guard.
You always point your gun in a safe direction. This the most important part of firearm safety. If your gun is always pointed in a safe direction. it will not mater if your gun happens to go off. It will not hit anyone. This why I am talking about it twice. You would not like it if someone was pointing a loaded gun at you. So don’t point a loaded gun at your hunting partner.
You will need to take a firearms safety course in order to carry a firearm. You will need to check with your local regulations to know where you are able to shot your guns, and if you are required to wear orange while hunting with a rifle. Away from any residential property and out side the city limits,. So get comfortable with your gun and practice using it at your local gun range. So remember to have fun and be safe out there.
Basic Gun Safety Rules