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Why Hiring Professional Movers Is a Good Idea — And How To Find The Best

  • Movers understand the ins and outs of relocation and can do the job fast
  • Professionals are fully vetted and thoroughly trained when they’re hired at a professional moving company, so you’re getting a passionate crew who want to see your move happen successfully.
  • All your items are insured against accidental mishaps when you move with professionals, which is something that you don’t have when you take the DIY route.
  • The movers you will hire are local experts in the area, which comes in handy when you’re moving from out of town.

5 Mouth-Watering Hattiesburg Restaurants You’ve Got to Visit

  • T-Bones Records and Café
  • Purple Parrot Café
  • Twisted Skillet
  • Cotton Blues
  • Crescent City Grill




Secret Fees That Can Pack a Punch in Your Moving Costs

  • Long-carry, elevator, and stairs fees. If your movers have to walk over 75 feet or use stairs/elevators, you’re looking at paying extra.
  • Moving supplies. Your movers are more than happy to provide packing/moving supplies for you, but this convenience can come at an inflated price.
  • Packing services. You can have your movers pack for you, but you’ll see extra in your contract for this optional service.
  • Waiting fees. If your movers get to the destination before you and are forced to wait around, whether it’s a local move or a long-distance one, they will assess an extra charge.

4 Must-See Museums in Hattiesburg

  • De Grummond Children’s Literature Museum
  • Hattiesburg Area Historical Society Museum
  • Hattiesburg Art Council Gallery At Hattiesburg Cultural Center
  • African American Military History Museum
Did You Know

QuestionReceiving nation attention during the 1960's and 70's, songs and movies about truck driving were major hits. Finding solidarity, truck drivers participated in widespread strikes. Truck drivers from all over opposed the rising cost of fuel. Not to mention this is during the energy crises of 1873 and 1979. In 1980 the Motor Carrier Actdrasticallyderegulated the trucking industry. Since then trucking has come to dominate the freight industry in the latter part of the 20th century. This coincided with what are now known as 'big-box' stores such as Target or Wal-Mart.

QuestionIn 1971, author and director Steven Spielberg, debuted his first feature length film. His made-for-tv film, Duel, portrayed a truck driver as an anonymous stalker.Apparentlythere seems to be a trend in the 70's tonegativelystigmatize truck drivers.

QuestionTrucks of the era mostly used two-cylinder engines and had a carrying capacity of 1,500 to 2,000 kilograms (3,300 to 4,400 lb). In 1904, 700 heavy trucks were built in the United States, 1000 in 1907, 6000 in 1910, and 25000 in 1914. A Benz truck modified by Netphener company (1895)

QuestionIn the United States, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 established minimum requirements that must be met when a state issues a commercial driver's license CDL. It specifies the following types of license: - Class A CDL drivers. Drive vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater, or any combination of vehicles weighing 26,001 pounds or greater when towing a trailer weighing more than 10,000 pounds. Transports quantities of hazardous materials that require warning placards under Department of Public Safety regulations. - Class A Driver License permits. Is a step in preparation for Class A drivers to become a Commercial Driver. - Class B CDL driver. Class B is designed to transport 16 or more passengers (including driver) or more than 8 passengers (including the driver) for compensation. This includes, but is not limited to, tow trucks, tractor trailers, and buses.

QuestionThe word cargo is in reference to particular goods that are generally used for commercial gain. Cargo transportation is generally meant to mean by ship, boat, or plane.However, the term now applies to all types of freight, now including goods carried by train, van, or truck.This term is now used in the case of goods in the cold-chain, as perishable inventory is always cargo in transport towards its final home.Even when itis heldin climate-controlled facilities, it is important to remember perishable goods or inventory have a short life.

QuestionUnfortunately 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 havebeen portrayedas 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.