Glossary > Acronyms

Below is a list of acronyms related to towing, camping and discussions about camping. The list is by no means exhaustive so two comprehensive external references have been included at the bottom of the page.

AAR Add-A-Room
AC Air Conditioner / Air Conditioning
AT Automatic Transmission
CCC Cargo Carrying Capacity
CG Campground
DO Dutch Oven
FS Forest Service
FW Fresh Water
GAW Gross Axle Weight
GAWR Gross Axle Weight Rating
GCVW Gross Combined Vehicle Weight
GCVWR Gross Combined Vehicle Weight Rating
GPS Global Positioning System
GVW Gross Vehicle Weight
GVWR Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
KOA Kampgrounds of America
LPG Liquid Petroleum Gas
MP Municipal Park
MT Manual Transmission
NFS National Forest Service
NP National Park
OD Overdrive
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
PP Provincial Park
PU Pop-Up
RV Recreational Vehicle
SP State Park
TT Travel Trailer
TV Tow Vehicle
TW Tongue Weight
TWR Tongue Weight Rating
UVW Unloaded Vehicle Weight
WCH Weight Carrying Hitch
WDH Weight Distributing Hitch
WH Water Heater

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