This well-respected work provides a comprehensive examination of the international carriage of goods by road under the provisions of the CMR convention. This edition analyses the increasingly complex law in this area, and examines differing national approaches to harmonisation of domestic and international carriage law.
* Features detailed discussion of recent cases from Belgium, France, Germany, Austria and the UK, examining the ways in which they interpret the provisions of the CMR
* Includes a section on English law of carriage of goods by road, contrasting English law with European law
* Contains full text of CMR in French
The origins and authors of the CMR. Interpretation and scope of the CMR. The contract of carriage. The consignment note. Liability of the carrier - under the CMR - at common law. Carrier's defences, risks and remedies. UK law of carriage of goods by road.