Motor Carrier Safety Administration has fined a Florida household
goods carrier $98,000 for violating commercial regulations. Advanced
Moving Systems of Plantation, FL, can contest the alleged violations
and the amount of the penalties in an agency proceeding.
was served with a notice of claim letter to initiate enforcement
action for violations of the federal motor carrier commercial
regulations. The carrier was cited for violations involving failing
to publish a tariff, failing to participate in a dispute settlement
program, failing to provide the required consumer information
"Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move" and
a summary of their dispute settlement program, failing to retain
copies of estimates as addendums to the bill of lading, and failing
to prepare orders for service.
can file household goods or other commercial motor carrier complaints
by calling 1-888-368-7238 (1-888 DOT-SAFT) or online at www.fmcsa.dot.gov/.
The form can be mailed to FMCSA, 400 Seventh St., SW, MC-PA, Washington,
DC 20590, or faxed to (202) 366-7298.