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