Local or In State Movers - Regulations, Rules and Registration
If you are moving within the state of Georgia, or doing a short distance move from Lithonia GA, 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 Lithonia GA to any city also in Georgia go to Mover Licensing Requirements in GA.
Nationwide Moving Lithonia GA - Rules and Licensing
If you are moving your household goods or personal possessions from Lithonia GA
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 - Get Licensing Info for Long Distance Movers
How Many Hours For Local Moving - Lithonia, GA
Approximately how many hours should it take for experienced movers to do a local move in the Lithonia GA area? For 7 to 8 rooms of furniture and items moving from a ground floor apartment to a 2nd floor apartment with elevator and a long hallway it should take 2 trucks and 4 men from 7 to 9 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 Lithonia GA mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Lithonia movers.