[Tagging] gross weight - conclusions & changes

Eckhart Wörner ewoerner at kde.org
Tue Jul 2 18:45:48 UTC 2013


Hi martinq,

Am Dienstag, 2. Juli 2013, 20:01:59 schrieb martinq:
> For highest level of confusion, "gross weight" is not used as (short) 
> synonym for *permissible* maximum mass everywhere.
> 
> In contrary! In US they distinguish between:
> GVW = gross vehicle weight, meaning the *ACTUAL* weight
> GVWR = gross vehicle weight rating, meaning the maximum GVW defined in 
> vehicle documents
> 
> For combinations GCW and GCWR (gross combination weight rating) are used.
> 
> a) Thus, for less ambiguity it suggest to use
> maxweightrating instead of maxgrossweight as originally proposed.

Then what about maxactualweight as its counterpart?

Eckhart



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