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People move for different reasons. No meter what is your reason for the move, placing your valuable family belongings in the care of a moving company can be difficult and expensive.
There few simple things that you can do to insure a trouble-free moving experience.
Moving companies are required to provide a written estimate of the total cost of the move before a contract with the consumer is signed - and it is a third-degree felony for companies to withhold a consumers household goods provided that the price called for in the estimate is paid.
All movers are overseen by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, which can be reached at 1 888 368-7238.
Read "Your rights and responsibilities" provided by the movers
Companies are required to carry a minimum of $10,000 in insurance to cover any damage to the furniture that they are hauling
Additional information can be accessed
FMCSA official Web site
Find out whether a mover is registered with FMCSA or call (202) 366-9805
File a complaint against moving companies or call FMCSA 24-hour toll-free hotline at (888) 368-7238.