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Towing Terminology

Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW): is not a rating, it is the actual maximum weight of the tow vehicle when it is fully loaded including all options, cargo, personal belongings, food, water and LP gas. Gross Combined Weight Rating (GCWR): is the maximum permissible combined...

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for Tow Vehicles

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) Pertaining to Tow Vehicle These rules apply to everyone and are critical to commercial carriers. Who is a commercial carrier? You, if making money (revenue is done by use of a motor vehicle on the highway directly or...

Common Service Items

Here we’ve broken this down to daily, weekly, monthly, semiannual and yearly needs. *Variables exist with miles traveled. Daily: (AKA pre trip inspection) Tire pressure, set according to vin label or PSI stamped on tire side wall. Inspect tread and look for any...