2011 California Code
DIVISION 1. WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED [100 - 680]
(a) Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) means the weight specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a single vehicle.
(b) Gross combination weight rating (GCWR) means the weight specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination or articulated vehicle. In the absence of a weight specified by the manufacturer, GCWR shall be determined by adding the GVWR of the power unit and the total unladen weight of the towed units and any load thereon.
(Added by renumbering Section 390 by Stats. 2000, Ch. 861, Sec. 14. Effective September 29, 2000. Operative December 31, 2001, pursuant to Sec. 67 of Ch. 861.)
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