Are you preparing to take the Texas LTC written test? Don't stress! Our study guide has got you covered. From firearm safety to Texas laws, we cover it all. Our guide provides you with clear explanations, visual aids, and practice questions to help you confidently pass the exam. With our help, you'll be on your way to obtaining your Texas LTC license in no time. Start studying today and feel confident on test day!

The written test is 25 true/false and multiple choice type questions. While I can't reproduce the exact questions and answers, the following 25 statements contain both.

Use this study guide to study for the test.


  1. Texas Penal Code Chapter 9 defines Deadly Force as force that is intended or known by the actor to cause, or in the manner of its use is capable of causing, death or serious bodily Injury.
  2. Texas Penal Code does not require a person to retreat if: the person has a right to be present where the force is used, and has not provoked the person against whom the force is used, and is not engaged in criminal activity at the time the force is used.
  3. As defined in the Texas Penal Code, a premise includes a building or portion of a building, But does not include any private driveway, street, sidewalk or walkway, and, does not include parking lot, parking garage, or other parking area.
  4. The 51 % sign is used to prohibit the carrying of a handgun on the premises of a business that derives 51% or more of its income from the sale of alcohol for on premise Consumption.
  5. A license holder commits an offense if he/she carries concealed (Subchapter H, Chapter 411,Government Code), on the property of another without effective consent and received notice under Penal Code 30.06.
  6. Handguns are prohibited in secured area of an airports, on the premises of a polling place on the day of an election, and on the premises of a racetrack.
  7. A Licensee can be sued in civil court even if the deadly force is determined to be justified in a criminal case.
  8. When carrying a concealed handgun in another state under the authority a reciprocity agreement, a Texas LTC holder must abide by the laws of that State.
  9. A Peace Officer is authorized to disarm a license holder anytime the officer reasonably believes that someone’s safety is at risk.
  10. Texas Penal Code §49.01 defines intoxicated as not having the normal use of mental or physical faculties by reason of the introduction of alcohol, a controlled substance, a drug, a dangerous drug, a combination of two or more of those substances, or any other substance in the body; or having an alcohol concentration of .08 or more.


  1. Situational awareness may be described as paying attention to physical surroundings, people around you, and being safety conscious at all times.
  2. Someone in the adult ego state will carefully assess a situation.
  3. Miscommunication can occur when barriers exist :such as culture, Age,and language differences, Also Emotions & misinterpreted or ignored body language.


  1. Handgun maintenance means you should clean & lubricate your handgun.
  2. A handgun should be stored unloaded in a place that is not accessible to anyone but to those intended to have access.
  3. Hiding a loaded gun is not the best way to prevent children from accessing it.
  4. You should always treat a handgun you encounter as if it were loaded.
  5. “Readily dischargeable firearm” means a firearm that is loaded with ammunition whether or not a round is in the chamber.
  6. If a child gains access to a readily dischargeable firearm because a person left the firearm in a place they knew, or should have known, the child would gain access, the person may be subject to criminal prosecution.


  1. A safety does not guarantee the handgun will not fire.
  2. Keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot.
  3. It is important for a LTC holder to know the target, the backstop and beyond.
  4. When you practice shooting, safety gear should include: eye,ear & head protection.
  5. Effective January 1, 2016, persons licensed to carry a handgun, under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Texas Government Code, will be allowed to openly carry a handgun in the same places that allow licensed carrying of a concealed handgun with some exceptions, provided the handgun is carried in a shoulder or belt holster.
  6. A well restrained handgun: will generally not fall from the holster during movement or activity of the person, and is not easily removed by someone other than the person carrying the handgun, and Is still readily available by the person carrying the handgun.

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