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 |330 pages


chapter |56 pages

Application of the CMR

chapter |42 pages

The Journey

chapter |66 pages


chapter |45 pages

The Special Risks

chapter |38 pages


part |100 pages

English Domestic Law

chapter |8 pages

The Contract of Carriage

chapter |10 pages

The Journey

chapter |14 pages


chapter |28 pages


chapter |10 pages