Who regulates movers in Alabama

Who regulates movers in Alabama

Alabama household goods carriers are required to hold a certificate of public convenience and necessity granted by the Alabama Public Service Commission (APSC).

Alabama’s Public Service Commission regulates Alabama’s Intra-State household goods moving.

Agency: Alabama Public Service Commission Address: 100 N. Union Street, Suite 850, PO Box 304260, Montgomery, AL 36130 Phone: 334-242-5218 Toll free Phone: Toll free: 1-800-392-8050 (AL) (Complaint Hotline) Fax: 334-242-0727

Website: www.psc.state.al.us go to the Transportation Dept, and type in the licensing information, whether it is local (intrastate) or interstate.

Alabama statute requires these carriers to publish and file with the APSC, tariffs containing all the rates, fares and charges for transportation and all services in connection therewith of household goods in intrastate commerce. Household goods tariffs on file with the APSC contain hourly charges for moves up to 30 miles and weight based charges for above 30 miles.

Alabama statute states that no common carrier by motor vehicle shall charge of demand or collect or receive a greater or less or different compensation for transportation or for any service in connection therewith between the points enumerated in such tariff than the rates, fares and charges specified in the tariffs in effect at the time.

For further assistance or if you have any other questions try contacting:

Better Business Bureau of Alabama

2101 Highland Ave S

Ste 410

Birmingham, AL 35205-4030

For Interstate moves:

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration www.fmcsa.dot.gov 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20590 1-800-832-5660

Protect Your Move (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) www.protectyourmove.gov US Department of Transportation www.dot.gov 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC 20590 1-800-877-8339 1-866-377-8642

American Moving & Storage Association www.moving.org 1611 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314 1-800-849-2672

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