[Tagging] maxweightrating [was: Conditional destinations (hgv, bicycle, maxweight…)]

Jan Michel jan at mueschelsoft.de
Sat Aug 1 14:19:22 UTC 2020

On 01.08.20 15:36, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> On 1. Aug 2020, at 15:27, Jan Michel <jan at mueschelsoft.de> wrote:
>> General terminology point of view:
>> As I understand it, the term 'rating' already refers to the allowed limit. Note that it's called 'gross weight rating', but not 'maximum gross weight rating'.
> I guess the “gross” part refers to a maximum.
> As in “zulässige Gesamtmasse”
> which implies empty mass plus maximum mass of payload.

No, "gross" refers to the German "Gesamt" as in "total weight of 
vehicle, driver and load". The precise translation of "gross weight" is 
"Bruttogewicht" or "Gesamtgewicht".

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