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If you are moving long distance, your first stop should be the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Web site. The FMCSA is a sub-department within the Federal Dept. of Transportation. Their Web site offers many resources on finding and working with a reputable moving company. You can download a copy of the informational brochure "Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move" from the FMCSA's Web site. The brochure includes basic information that will help you understand the documents a mover will ask you to sign. It also explains your rights if your household goods are lost or damaged by the mover.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|