Road Carrier's Liability for Domestic and/or International Cargo
This type of insurance covers damage for which the carriers are held liable by the
owner of the transported goods, or their insurer [in the case when there is also
cargo insurance], under a road carrier's liability insurance contract for damage
caused to goods in road transport.
The policyholder may negotiate a sum insured of their choice [cover limit], and
there is also a legal limit to the carrier's liability pursuant to domestic legislation
and international conventions [CMR].
The premium for this insurance depends on the cover limit, number and tonnage of
vehicles and whether the cover is valid only in domestic or in both domestic and
The policy does not cover road carrier's liability for damage to any shipments owned
by the carrier.