In State or Short Distance Moving Companies - Registration, Licensing and Rules
If you are moving within the state of Tennessee, or doing a short distance move from Bristol TN, 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 Bristol TN to any city also in Tennessee go to Mover Licensing Requirements in TN.
Long Distance Moving Bristol TN - Rules and Regulations
If you are moving your personal property or furniture from Bristol TN
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 - Get Licensing Info for Long Distance Movers
How Many Hours For Local Moving - Bristol, TN
About how long should it take for professional movers to do a local move in the Bristol TN area? For 5 to 6 rooms of furniture and items moving from a upper floor apartment or condo with elevator and long hallway to a single story home it should take 1 truck and 3 men about 5 to 7 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 Bristol TN mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Bristol movers.