ABSTRACT

Now in its sixth edition, this key text provides a comprehensive analysis of the international carriage of goods by road under the provisions of the CMR Convention. The author offers unparalleled coverage of both English and European case law in a text that is praised for its accessible, user-friendly style.

This new edition is fully updated with the very latest in case law both internationally and on a domestic level, including:

    • New developments on the applicability of the CMR to multimodal transport, as per the Godafoss case
    • The concept of the "wilful misconduct" in failure to guard the vehicle
    • Thorough analysis of TNT Express Nederland BV v AXA Versicherung AG

It also provides new coverage of the impact of e-commerce on road haulage.

This book is an invaluable reference tool for transport practitioners with an international and domestic client base. It is also a useful guide for academics and students of the carriage of goods by road.

part |2 pages

PART I: THE CMR

chapter 1|56 pages

APPLICATION OF THE CMR

chapter 2|14 pages

THE CONTRACT OF CARRIAGE: DOCUMENTATION

chapter 3|42 pages

THE JOURNEY

chapter 4|66 pages

CLAIMS

chapter 5|32 pages

THE LIABILITY OF THE CARRIER

chapter 6|34 pages

DEFENCES AVAILABLE TO THE CARRIER

chapter 7|46 pages

THE SPECIAL RISKS

chapter 8|38 pages

REMEDIES

part |2 pages

PART II: ENGLISH DOMESTIC LAW

chapter 9|8 pages

THE CONTRACT OF CARRIAGE

chapter 10|10 pages

THE JOURNEY

chapter 11|14 pages

CLAIMS

chapter 12|28 pages

THE LIABILITY OF THE CARRIER

chapter 13|28 pages

DEFENCES

chapter 14|10 pages

REMEDIES