Definitions for "GAWR"
Keywords:  axle, gvwr, tire, weakest, gross
Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR) is the maximum number that the GAW of a single axle should never exceed. For additional details see Understanding RV Weights.
(Gross Axle Weight Rating) The maximum amount of weight, as established by the manufacturer, that the front and rear suspension systems are rated to carry. This is determined by the weakest suspension component: springs, axle, wheels, or tires. Front and rear have individual ratings and are NOT added together.
Gross Axle Weight Rating. The maximum weight load that can be transmitted to the ground through each axle system. The axle system includes the suspension, axle, wheels, and tires.