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Transportation Law2019-06-11T08:30:34+00:00

Transportation Law

Concept and Definition of Common Carrier

Characteristics

Distinguished from Private Carrier and Contract of Towage

Government Regulation of Common Carriers

Governing Law

Extraordinary Diligence Required of Common Carriers

Registered Owner Rule

Kabit System

Boundary System

Liability of Carriers

Commencement, Duration and Termination of Carrier’s Responsibility

Stipulations Limiting the Carrier’s Responsibility

Void Stipulations

Passengers’ Baggage

Utmost Diligence Required-Safety of Passengers

Last Clear Chance Doctrine

Accommodation of Passengers

Not an Insurer Against All Risks

Commencement, Duration and Termination of Carrier’s Responsibility

Presumption of Negligence

Negligence or International Assault by Carrier’s Employee

Passenger’s Duty to Observe Diligence in Avoiding Injury; Contributory Negligence

Injury to Passengers Caused by the Acts of a Co-passenger/stranger