Interstate moving companies and brokers should regularly review their operations to ensure full compliance with the safety, economic, and consumer protection regulations.
It is important that moving company operators and their staff receive regular training and legal compliance updates.
This legal guide provides general legal information relating to various topics of interest to moving companies and brokers and can assist each in taking proactive steps to operate in full compliance with the governing federal regulations.
- Safeguard against "low ball" estimates
- Are visual in-home estimates required?
- The Myth of the “Binding” Estimate
- May Consumers Sign blank or incomplete documents?
- May a Mover Give a Discount for Services?
- Is charging by cubic feet legal?
- Is the Weight Certificate Valid?
- Brokers v. Movers
- How Long Must a Mover Keep Records?
- Truth in Advertising Requirements
- WARNING: $25,000 Violation for Inactive Licenses
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