(a) Each person within a motor vehicle is responsible for complying with the provisions
of this section that pertain to carrying an open container. The operator of a motor vehicle is the person responsible for complying with the
provisions of this section that pertain to the storage of an open container.
(b) Carrying or storing a bottle, can or other receptacle containing an alcoholic beverage
that is open, or has been opened, or whose seal is broken or the contents of which
have been partially removed, within a motor vehicle in the area administered by the
Presidio Trust is prohibited.
(c) This section does not apply to:
(1) An open container stored in the trunk of a motor vehicle or, if a motor vehicle is
not equipped with a trunk, to an open container stored in some other portion of the
motor vehicle designed for the storage of luggage and not normally occupied by or
readily accessible to the operator or passengers; or
(2) An open container stored in the living quarters of a motor home or camper; or
(3) Unless otherwise prohibited, an open container carried or stored in a motor vehicle
parked at an authorized campsite where the motor vehicle's occupant(s) are camping.
(d) For the purpose of paragraph (c)(1) of this section, a utility compartment or glove
compartment is deemed to be readily accessible to the operator and passengers of a
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