Numéro de la fiche : 42335
Pays : France
Thèmes : CMR (Transport routier international)
Responsabilité du transporteur
Cas d'exonération (art. 17 et 18)
Manutention - Chargement - Arrimage - Déchargement (art. 17§4-c)
Date de la décision : 20/08/2020
International transport of equipment (electronic weighing machine and its accessories) from Germany to France - Delivery without reservations - Fall of the goods during unloading - Damage - Action by the insurer of the goods - Liability of the carrier (no) - CMR - Article 17.4 c of the CMR - Exemption of the carrier
Articles 17-4 and 18 of the CMR in any event provide for certain specific risks for which the carrier is not liable. In application of these texts in fact, the carrier is released from liability when he establishes, which is not disputed in this case, that the damage results from the unloading of the goods by the sender, the recipient, or persons acting on behalf of the sender or recipient.
Cour d'appel d'Orléans
20 Août 2020
RG n° 19/02579
Sarl Jardin du Val de Loire / SE Dachser et a.