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.
Table of Contents
Part 1: The CMR Chapter 1. Application of the CMR Chapter 2. The Contract of Carriage: Documentation Chapter 3. The Journey Chapter 4. Claims Chapter 5. The Liability of the Carrier Chapter 6. Defences Available to the Carrier Chapter 7. The Special Risks Chapter 8. Remedies Part 2: English Domestic Law Chapter 9. The Contract of Carriage Chapter 10. The Journey Chapter 11. Claims Chapter 12. The Liability of the Carrier Chapter 13. Defences Chapter 14. Remedies Part 3: Appendices
Malcolm Clarke is Professor Emeritus of Commercial Contract Law at the University of Cambridge.