Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)

What is Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR)?

Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) meaning in Safety terms is

  • The value specified by the manufacturer as the maximum allowable weight placed on an axle of a vehicle when fully equipped, including payload, fluids and occupants. 

 

reference: Glossary A – Z | National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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