A US DOT Number is assigned by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for commercial vehicles that have a gross combined weight over 10,000 lbs. US DOT number must be displayed prominently on every moving truck.
What is a US DOT Number?
Finally your moving truck arrived, but the process of unpacking and unloading is still very important and requires organizing too. Use the following tips to make the unloading and unpacking process more efficient.
Unloading and Unpacking Tips
When packing any electronic equipment, refer to the owners manual first for moving instructions. It is recommended to use the original boxes they came in, but you can also purchase specialty boxes from your local movers.
How to Pack Electronic Equipment
Who regulates local moving companies? Every state has its own regulators and requirements. Check out this table to find a regulating agency in your state and their contact information.
Moving Company Regulators
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration consumer protection regulations has created rules which must be followed by each residential moving company providing transportation of household goods.
Moving Rights and Responsibilities
Not many people like packing for a move, especially fragile items. Often fragile items are packed by movers, but if you are planning to do it yourself, here are some helpful packing tips.
Packing Fragile Items