Local or In State Moving Quotes - Rules, Registration and Licensing
If you are moving within the state of Alabama, or doing a short distance move from Opelika AL, that is considered intrastate moving
. Also known as short-distance or in-state or local moving, each state has varying rules and regulations with regard to household goods moving within it's own state. Some states have very rigid regulations for movers, while others have little if any requirements for moving. To get more info for moving from Opelika AL to any city also in Alabama go to Mover Licensing Requirements in AL.
Long Distance Moving Opelika AL - Rules and Regulations
If you are moving your household goods or furniture from Opelika AL
to another state, this is known as "interstate moving
". The US Department of Transportation regulates interstate household goods moving by way of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) Household Goods Program. Interstate movers
, also known as long distance movers
, are required to be registered with the US DOT, and should have either a US DOT # or Motor Carrier # (MC#) or both. To find out a mover's registration status go to - Check Out Interstate Movers
How Many Hours For Local Moving - Opelika, AL
About how much time should it take for licensed movers to do a local move in the Opelika AL area? For 1 to 2 rooms of furniture and items moving from a 2 level condo to a 3rd floor apartment with elevator and a long hallway it should take 1 truck and 2 movers about 3 to 4 hours. This is for an averagely furnished home. Adjust hours and time for lightly furnished or more heavily furnished. For total rooms to be moved be sure to include outdoor and patio items in addition to garage items.
Your actual moving cost will depend upon the hourly moving rate of your Opelika AL mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Opelika movers.