Whether the passenger had knowledge of the terms and conditions of the contract of carriage, and whether all reasonable steps were taken to give him notice, are questions of fact1. With regard to the question whether reasonable steps were taken to give notice, it has been held that the passenger is not entitled to rely on his illiteracy2. But if, in the case of a special contract of carriage, the document containing the conditions is handed to the passenger at so short a time before the commencement of the journey that he has no time to examine it, there
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