The insurance for carrier’s liability gives security to the insured and the policy is liable to pay for any loss or damage to goods, whether the damage have occurred during goods loading and unloading or in transit. If the goods are housed temporarily off or on vehicle and damaged then also compensation can be met under this policy.
The scope of carrier’s liability insurance is quiet wide and the policy gives coverage for damage and losses to goods by fire or by any accident to the vehicle carrying the goods. Covers cargo liability of carrier, any fiscal loss occurred due to lost goods, average adjustment expenses. The policy shall also provide coverage for any goods breakage due to mishandling, and if the goods are damaged by flood water or by other goods.
The initialization date of the policy is also important. The coverage period of the policy begins from the day the vehicle are loaded with the goods and keeps functioning till the unloading day of the goods at the point where it is being discharged.
The omissions of this policy are that any liability contrary to the carriers act 1865, damage or loss to property under the responsibility of the insured or any other person authorized by the insured, worsening and defect taking place in any perishable goods, any substantial loss to goods, any error result occurred during period of war or riots and illegal goods or any smuggled products are not recognized under this policy of carrier’s liability insurance.