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Information for People Moving Household Goods Within California

 

 I normally discuss rules and regulations governing interstate household goods moving.  However, there are specific state laws that differ from state-to-state.  The California Moving and Storage Association publishes a booklet called, “Important Information for Persons Moving Household Goods (Within California).” … Continue reading

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FMCSA Hours of Service Rules for Interstate Drivers

 

 The booklet outlines who must comply with the HOS regulations, defines the 14 hour, 11 hour, 60/70 hour rules, and the 34 hour restart rule.  In addition, the booklet discusses what is considered being “on-duty” and “off-duty.”  Exceptions to the … Continue reading

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50 Mile Visual Estimate Waiver for Household Goods Moving Companies

 

 Under 49 USC § 14104, a moving company must base it’s written estimate on a visual survey of the household goods if the household goods are located within a 50 mile radius of the location of the carrier’s household goods agent preparing … Continue reading

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Recommendations and Requirements for Interstate Household Goods Moving Companies (From a Legal Perspective)

 

 I often get asked by my moving company clients what they must do in order to comply with federal interstate household goods regulations, and beyond that, they ask me what they should do in order to protect themselves against liability. … Continue reading

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