The USDOT number is required under the FMCSA regulation for Commercial Motor Vehicles that operate interstate. It allows Federal and State Agencies to track company's information.
What is a US DOT Number?
Here are some moving tips in pictures. Interesting guide on how move yourself and stay in control.
DIY Moving Tips
Usually, a parking permit is not required if you intend to park your truck or trailer on private property. If you don't have a driveway, check the law for the particular city.
Parking Permit for a Moving Truck
Preparation is the main factor to an easier move - whether you do it yourself or hire professional movers or helpers. Take a look at this moving and packing guide to learn how to organize your move.
Moving and Packing Tips
Moving yourself is the most cost effective way to move. The following post includes information on how to estimate the price of DIY move.
The Cost of Moving Yourself