What does GAWR mean in Transportation?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand GAWR in the Governmental field in general and in the Transportation terminology in particular.

Gross Axle Weight Rating

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What does GAWR mean?

Gross axle weight rating
The gross axle weight rating is the maximum distributed weight that may be supported by an axle of a road vehicle. Typically, GAWR is followed by either the letters FR or RR, which indicate front or rear axles respectively.

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