Except as otherwise provided, the following articles will not be accepted for transportation:
1. Cargo, loose on platforms or pallets, except when prior arrangements have been concluded with Carrier.
2. Cargo which because of its inherent vice is likely to impregnate or otherwise damage Carrier’s containers or cargo.
Bank bills, coin or currency; deeds, drafts, notes or valuable paper of any kind; jewelry including costume novelty jewelry, except where otherwise specifically provided, postage stamps or letters and packets of letters with or without postage stamps affixed; precious metals or articles manufactured therefrom; precious stones; revenue stamps; works of art; antiques or other related or unrelated old, rare or precious articles of extraordinary value except when prior arrangements have been concluded with carrier.
4. Ammunition, small arms and high explosive shells.
5. Corpses or cremated remains.
6. Animals, birds, fish, livestock.
7. Eggs, viz: Hatching.
8. Poultry or pigeons, live (including birds, chickens, ducks, pheasants, turkeys, and any other fowl).
9. Silver articles or ware, sterling.
10. Except as otherwise provided herein or in tariffs making reference hereto, articles tendered for transportation will be refused for shipment unless in such condition and so prepared for shipment as to render transportation reasonably safe and practicable. Provisions for the shipment of articles not enclosed in containers does not obligate the carrier to accept an article so offered for transportation when enclosure in a container is reasonably necessary for protection and safe transportation.
11. Carrier, except as provided in tariffs making reference hereto, will not accept for transportation articles which, because of their length, weight or bulk cannot in carrier’s judgment be safely stowed wholly within the trailer or containers dimensions.
12. Except as provided in tariffs making reference hereto, shipments requiring temperature control.
13. Shipments containing cargo likely to contaminate or injure other cargo, including green salted hides.