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  • Victorinox Swisstool UK Legal - Disable Lock

    Just as a general note, the UK police are almost guaranteed not to take a major issue with the carrying of a technically illegal knife (tool) when they consider the circumstances... They are generally reasonable people, and will respond to politeness and reason.For example, if you're in an area known for knife crime, and you're carry a flick-knife in your pocket, it's very likely the police would take it off you.If you're driving across the country, and you've got a multitool as part of a toolbox (or even in your glovebox) then it's extremely unlikely that any UK police officer would be unreasonable about it. I've carried a Leatherman round as part of my work-bag for 15 years, and I've got a ~15cm fixed blade in the first aid kit in my car.Because they're clearly NOT weapons, they're no...see more »Just as a general note, the UK police are almost guaranteed not to take a major issue with the carrying of a technically illegal knife (tool) when they consider the circumstances... They are generally reasonable people, and will respond to politeness and reason.For example, if you're in an area known for knife crime, and you're carry a flick-knife in your pocket, it's very likely the police would take it off you.If you're driving across the country, and you've got a multitool as part of a toolbox (or even in your glovebox) then it's extremely unlikely that any UK police officer would be unreasonable about it. I've carried a Leatherman round as part of my work-bag for 15 years, and I've got a ~15cm fixed blade in the first aid kit in my car.Because they're clearly NOT weapons, they're not carried "inappropriately", and because I can be polite, I have absolutely no worries about the police causing a stink, even if they had any reason to search you (and they have to give you a reason before searching).

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