Road haulier’s exemption from liability

In a decision dated December 14, 2022 (Supreme Court, no. 21-14.438), the Supreme Court recalls that only force majeure can exonerate the carrier from liability for the loss of the transported objects. In this case, in order to exonerate the road haulier, the Court of Appeal, in the light of article L 133-1 of the Commercial Code, had held that in the absence of any particular safety instructions issued by the road haulier, he could not be reproached for having parked the trailer in a poorly secured parking lot simply by blocking the doors of the trailer by raising the

By |January 6th, 2023|Transport|
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