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 - Richard Currie

These folks moved me into capacity and afterward later into my new home. Marvelous folks who made a phenomenal showing painstakingly moving my things! Exceedingly prescribed. They'll even wrap your stuff in plastic to ensure it everything amid the move. They wonderfully concealed the edges on my stairs to maintain a strategic distance from any harm.

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 3.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Syed Shah

I wouldn't falter to prescribe Moovers Inc to anybody. They went ahead time and stuffed things as though they were historical center fortunes. We particularly preferred the starting stroll through. They asked the right inquiries and they figured out the things that were truly essential to us. They even took notes and made a guide of our flat and consoled us that everything would be taken care of precisely. What's more, the occupation completed effectively and not one thing was harmed. Good occupation!

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2 5 1 Reviewed 2 times, 5.0 customer satisfaction.
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 - Bash N.

Extraordinary folks. Offered me some assistance with moving a studio apmt in 2 hrs. Extremely accommodating.

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 - keith bennett

The crew and driver were outstanding. They were prompt. They were efficient in their work. Highly recommend!

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 - Mariela M

Mark and his team were great!! My stairs were particularly tricky, and the guys made it work!!!!I am so happy with the piano, and especially their patience and customer service. Excellent!! I would definitely recommend them to anyone!

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 - Dennesse T

We began off with a little glitch when one of their trucks separated, however the team dropped by to beware of me and wanted to finish my turn the following day. They arrived right on time and treated me with child gloves. I have some old fashioned furniture and everything was secured and wrapped, even things I wouldn't have wrapped up. They merit the best survey. They worked to a great degree hard and were extremely productive. I won't falter to utilize this organization once more.

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 - Caroline T

These folks were extraordinary. Simple to calendar, right on time, quick, and cautious. What's more, for specialsts their cost was reasonable. Much obliged to you! On the off chance that we require another piano move, they are the group we'll call.

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 - Sue T

Minutemen movers were on time,efficient, exceptionally cautious, and well disposed. I was charmingly astonished at how auspicious they were. They said the occupation would take around 3 hours and it did!The expense was exceptionally reasonable and I would prescribe them.

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 - Kruti S

I had an incredible involvement with Spartan Moving. As soon as I conversed with Marvin I new I called the right movers. He was exceptionally point by point and extremely learned. I moved from to 2 BDR and he evaluated my turn to take between 5-7 hours. He recommended that I'll do my best to pre pack everything and be as sorted out as would be prudent. The movers appeared acceptable on time. All well disposed and client administration arranged. My turn went exceptionally smooth, everything was done in 6 hours. Precisely like Marvin's evaluated. I was extremely awed with them and will call the without a doubt next time move once more.

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 - Paul B

The move was on time, and the movers were incredible and proficient! Nothing was broken or lost and they took after my directions to leave certain things and take the assigned things. They finished the move in record time and even required some investment to offer their manager amid their lunch some assistance with breaking. Exceedingly suggest You Move Me!

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 - Geraldine

Delightful experience from beginning to end! Marcel and the team were very friendly and attentive.

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 - Beth B.

They moved us in rapidly and treated the greater part of our things deliberately. They even offered us some assistance with putting together our furniture! Inviting, proficient, and extremely productive! I would call them once more!

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 - Andrew J.

Six years after I at first utilized NCS, I was back with a littler yet trickier move. To make it all the more intriguing, I needed to defer a day as a result of a family crisis. Regardless of - Hamid and Oscar made due, and the following day, George and Charly came and moved some extremely massive pieces through some tight doors, without scratching or imprinting anything. They went up against it such as a riddle - in the event that it doesn't fit along these lines, we should attempt that way. They were phenomenal at imparting both to me and to one another, so they didn't drop anything or make any amazements.

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 - W S.

BEST in San Francisco!! We have utilized Shamrock for a considerable length of time - for business and individual moves - and they never disillusion. Geronimo, Leo, Carlos, Jose and Alberto are an exceptionally incredible group! Unfathomably accommodating, persevering and exceptionally cautious with things. Weave, Shamrock proprietor, is extraordinary. The valuing is extremely aggressive and consideration is paid to all parts of move and capacity (if utilizing the capacity segment). We will totally utilize Shamrock for our best course of action and, exceedingly prescribe!

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 - Jasmine L.

Most straightforward move I ever constructed - and it wasn't a simple spot to move into. These folks are snappy, proficient, and better than average. Much thanks a ton!!

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Richmond is located at 37°56′09″N 122°20′52″W  /  37.93583°N 122.34778°W  / 37.93583; -122.34778 .
According to the United States Census Bureau , the city has a total area of 52.5 square miles (136 km 2 ), of which 30.1 square miles (78 km 2 ) is land and 22.4 square miles (58 km 2 ) (42.71%) is water. The city sits on 32 miles (51 km) of waterfront, more than any other city in the Bay Area. The city borders San Francisco Bay to the southwest and San Pablo Bay to the northwest, and includes Brooks Island and the Brother Islands entirely, and half of Red Rock Island .
There are several cities and unincorporated communities surrounding or bordering Richmond. To the south is the city of Albany which is in Alameda County and the city of El Cerrito . The unincorporated communities of East Richmond Heights , Rollingwood , Hasford Heights , and El Sobrante lie to the east. North Richmond to the west and San Pablo to the east are almost entirely surrounded by Richmond's city limits. To the north, Richmond borders the city of Pinole and the unincorporated areas of Bayview , Montalvin Manor , Hilltop Green, Tara Hills . Richmond borders Alameda , San Francisco , and Marin counties in the Bay and Red Rock Island.
The city is within the 94801, 94803, 94804, 94805, and 94806 ZIP Codes .

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The 1950's were quite different than the years to come. They were more likely to be considered "Knights of the Road", if you will, for helping stranded travelers. In these times truck drivers were envied and were viewed as an opposition to the book "The Organization Man". Bestseller in 1956, author William H. Whyte's novel describes "the man in the gray flannel suit", who sat in an office every day. He's describing a typical office style job that is very structured with managers watching over everyone. Truck drivers represented the opposite of all these concepts. Popular trucking songs glorified the life of drivers as independent "wanderers". Yet, there were attempts to bring back the factory style efficiency, such as using tachnographs. Although most attempts resulted in little success. Drivers routinely sabotaged and discovered new ways to falsify the machine's records.

A commercial driver's license (CDL) is a driver's license required to operate large or heavy vehicles.

In many countries, driving a truck requires a special driving license. The requirements and limitations vary with each different jurisdiction.

As we've learned the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 was crucial in the construction of the Interstate Highway System. Described as an interconnected network of the controlled-access freeway. It also allowed larger trucks to travel at higher speeds through rural and urban areas alike. This act was also the first to allow the first federal largest gross vehicle weight limits for trucks, set at 73,208 pounds (33,207 kg). The very same year, Malcolm McLean pioneered modern containerized intermodal shipping. This allowed for the more efficient transfer of cargo between truck, train, and ships.

The intention of a trailer coupler is to secure the trailer to the towing vehicle. It is an important piece, as the trailer couple attaches to the trailer ball. This then forms a ball and socket connection. It allows for relative movement between the towing vehicle and trailer while towing over uneven road surfaces. The trailer ball should be mounted to the rear bumper or to a drawbar, which may be removable. The drawbar secures to the trailer hitch by inserting it into the hitch receiver and pinning it.   The three most common types of couplers used are straight couplers, A-frame couplers, and adjustable couplers. Another option is bumper-pull hitches in which case draw bars can exert a large amount of leverage on the tow vehicle. This makes it harder to recover from a swerving situation (thus it may not be the safest choice depending on your trip).

“ The first original song about truck driving appeared in 1939 when Cliff Bruner and His Boys recorded Ted Daffan's "Truck Driver's Blues," a song explicitly marketed to roadside cafe owners who were installing juke boxes in record numbers to serve truckers and other motorists.” - Shane Hamilton

In 1999, The Simpsons episode Maximum Homerdrive aired. It featured Homer and Bart making a delivery for a truck driver named Red after he unexpectedly dies of 'food poisoning'.

In 1978 Sylvester Stallone starred in the film "F.I.S.T.". The story is loosely based on the 'Teamsters Union'. This union is a labor union which includes truck drivers as well as its then president, Jimmy Hoffa.

A semi-trailer is almost exactly what it sounds like, it is a trailer without a front axle. Proportionally, its weight is supported by two factors. The weight falls upon a road tractor or by a detachable front axle assembly, known as a dolly. Generally, a semi-trailer is equipped with legs, known in the industry as "landing gear". This means it can be lowered to support it when it is uncoupled. In the United States, a trailer may not exceed a length of 57 ft (17.37 m) on interstate highways. However, it is possible to link two smaller trailers together to reach a length of 63 ft (19.20 m).

Signage of business routes varies, depending on the type of route they are derived from. Business routes paralleling U.S. and state highways usually have exactly the same shield shapes and nearly the same overall appearance as the routes they parallel, with a rectangular plate reading "BUSINESS" placed above the shield (either supplementing or replacing the directional plate, depending on the preference of the road agency). In order to better identify and differentiate alternate routes from the routes they parallel, some states such as Maryland are beginning to use green shields for business routes off U.S. highways. In addition, Maryland uses a green shield for business routes off state highways with the word "BUSINESS" in place of "MARYLAND" is used for a state route.

“Writer-director James Mottern said he was influenced by nuanced, beloved movies of the 1970s such as "The Last Detail" and "Five Easy Pieces." Mottern said his female trucker character began with a woman he saw at a Southern California truck stop — a "beautiful woman, bleach blonde ... skin tanned to leather walked like a Teamster, blue eyes.” - Paul Brownfield

Public transportation is vital to a large part of society and is in dire need of work and attention. In 2010, the DOT awarded $742.5 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to 11 transit projects. The awardees specifically focused light rail projects. One includes both a commuter rail extension and a subway project in New York City. The public transportation New York City has to offer is in need of some TLC. Another is working on a rapid bus transit system in Springfield, Oregon. The funds also subsidize a heavy rail project in northern Virginia. This finally completes the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority's Metro Silver Line, connecting to Washington, D.C., and the Washington Dulles International Airport. This is important because the DOT has previously agreed to subsidize the Silver Line construction to Reston, Virginia.

The Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula is a mathematical formula used in the United States to determine the appropriate gross weight for a long distance moving vehicle, based on the axle number and spacing. Enforced by the Department of Transportation upon long-haul truck drivers, it is used as a means of preventing heavy vehicles from damaging roads and bridges. This is especially in particular to the total weight of a loaded truck, whether being used for commercial moving services or for long distance moving services in general.   According to the Federal Bridge Gross Weight Formula, the total weight of a loaded truck (tractor and trailer, 5-axle rig) cannot exceed 80,000 lbs in the United States. Under ordinary circumstances, long-haul equipment trucks will weight about 15,000 kg (33,069 lbs). This leaves about 20,000 kg (44,092 lbs) of freight capacity. Likewise, a load is limited to the space available in the trailer, normally with dimensions of 48 ft (14.63 m) or 53 ft (16.15 m) long, 2.6 m (102.4 in) wide, 2.7 m (8 ft 10.3 in) high and 13 ft 6 in or 4.11 m high.

A properly fitted close-coupled trailer is fitted with a rigid tow bar. It then projects from its front and hooks onto a hook on the tractor. It is important to not that it does not pivot as a draw bar does.

The FMCSA has established rules to maintain and regulate the safety of the trucking industry. According to FMCSA rules, driving a goods-carrying CMV more than 11 hours or to drive after having been on duty for 14 hours, is illegal. Due to such heavy driving, they need a break to complete other tasks such as loading and unloading cargo, stopping for gas and other required vehicle inspections, as well as non-working duties such as meal and rest breaks. The 3-hour difference between the 11-hour driving limit and 14 hour on-duty limit gives drivers time to take care of such duties. In addition, after completing an 11 to 14 hour on duty period, the driver much be allowed 10 hours off-duty.

The year of 1977 marked the release of the infamous Smokey and the Bandit. It went on to be the third highest grossing film that year, following tough competitors like Star Wars and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Burt Reynolds plays the protagonist, or "The Bandit", who escorts "The Snowman" in order to deliver bootleg beer. Reynolds once stated he envisioned trucking as a "hedonistic joyride entirely devoid from economic reality"   Another action film in 1977 also focused on truck drivers, as was the trend it seems. Breaker! Breaker! starring infamous Chuck Norris also focused on truck drivers. They were also displaying movie posters with the catch phrase "... he's got a CB radio and a hundred friends who just might get mad!"

Unfortunately for the trucking industry, their image began to crumble during the latter part of the 20th century. As a result, their reputation suffered. More recently truckers have been portrayed as chauvinists or even worse, serial killers. The portrayals of semi-trailer trucks have focused on stories of the trucks becoming self-aware. Generally, this is with some extraterrestrial help.

Some trailers can be towed by an accessible pickup truck or van, which generally need no special permit beyond a regular license. Such examples would be enclosed toy trailers and motorcycle trailers. Specialized trailers like an open-air motorcycle trailer and bicycle trailers are accessible. Some trailers are much more accessible to small automobiles, as are some simple trailers pulled by a drawbar and riding on a single set of axles. Other trailers also have a variety, such as a utility trailer, travel trailers or campers, etc. to allow for varying sizes of tow vehicles.

Known as a truck in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, it is essentially a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo. Otherwise known as a lorry in the United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa, and Indian Subcontinent. Trucks vary not only in their types, but also in size, power, and configuration, the smallest being mechanically like an automobile. Commercial trucks may be very large and powerful, configured to mount specialized equipment. These are necessary in the case of fire trucks, concrete mixers, and suction excavators etc.

Many people are familiar with this type of moving, using truck rental services, or borrowing similar hardware, is known as DIY moving. Whoever is renting a truck or trailer large enough to carry their household goods may obtain moving equipment if necessary. Equipment may be items such as dollies, furniture pads, and cargo belts to protect furniture and to ease the moving process.