Carrier Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Carrier.

Carrier (noun)

  1. An individual or company that offers services for the transport of goods or people. This can be done through providing vehicles for hire, or by maintaining vehicles for public use.

  2. In the context of law, a carrier is typically regulated by governmental agencies and has specific responsibilities and obligations towards the safety and care of the goods or passengers they transport.