Short Distance or Local Moving Services - Licensing, Rules and Regulations
If you are moving within the state of Texas, or doing a short distance move from Lewisville TX, 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 Lewisville TX to any city also in Texas go to Mover Licensing Requirements in TX.
Cross Country Moving Lewisville TX - Regulations
If you are moving your household goods from Lewisville TX
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 cross country 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 Licensing for Nationwide Movers
How Many Hours For Local Moving - Lewisville, TX
How long should it take for experienced movers to do a local move in the Lewisville TX area? For 8 to 9 rooms of furniture and items moving from a 2nd floor apartment with elevator to a single story home it should take 2 trucks and 5 men from 6 to 8 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 Lewisville TX mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Lewisville movers.