Short Distance or Local Movers - Registration and Regulations
If you are moving within the state of West Virginia, or doing a short distance move from Beckley WV, 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 Beckley WV to any city also in West Virginia go to Mover Licensing Requirements in WV.
Long Distance Moving Beckley WV - Regulations and Rules
If you are moving your household goods or furniture from Beckley WV
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 Cross Country Movers
How Many Hours For Local Moving - Beckley, WV
About how long should it take for reliable movers to do a local move in the Beckley WV area? For 7 to 8 rooms of furniture and items moving from a 3 level condo to a single story home it should take 2 trucks and 3 movers about 8 to 10 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 Beckley WV mover. So be sure to go to Get Moving Quotes
to compare Beckley movers.