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Transportation Laws

Course Code TRAN-916
Lecture hours per week
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course will provide an overview of the legal and regulatory issues facing the transportation industry. You will be familiarized with the rights and liabilities of shippers and carriers in typical situations, including dispute and appeal mechanisms in each of the surface, sea and air disciplines. In addition, the tenets of business law will be covered to provide an understanding of the Law of Torts, Contract Law and aspects of international law specific to the transportation industry. The TDG Act, Customs and Excise acts and relevant federal and provincial statutes will be reviewed. For more information contact Jody Vinnels (416)289-5000 ext 7203, email or visit our web site at