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This is the maximum allowable weight that can be carried by a single axle (front or rear). These numbers are shown on the certification label.

The total load on each axle must never exceed its GAWR.

    GAW (Gross axle weight)
    This is the total weight placed on each axle (front and rear) - including vehicle curb weight and all payload. ...

    GVW (Gross vehicle weight)
    This is the Base Curb Weight plus actual Cargo Weight plus passengers. ...

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