Helmet Safety Standards

SHARP Helmet Safety Standards - Can A Star Rating Prove Better Than Pass/Fail?

5 min read

Unlike DOT, ECE, and Snell helmet certifications, helmets that pass SHARP testing are rated using a 5-star rating system. Eliminating the pass or fail rubric, SHARP tested helmets uniquely display the degree of safety a helmet provides. Click here to learn more about what makes a helmet worthy of a 5-star SHARP rating.
Read More

Snell Helmet Safety Standards - Is It As Good As They Say?

6 min read

It's no secret that Snell certified helmets are regarded as the best motorcycle helmets designed to offer the best protection for motorcycle riders. In this article, you'll learn the extent of how far the Snell Memorial Foundation goes towards ensuring strict adherence to motorcycle helmet safety.
Read More

ECE 22.05 Helmet Safety Standards - Is It Better Than DOT?

6 min read

The ECE 220.5 standard is the minimum certification a helmet must have in order to be legal on the public roads of Europe. Similar to DOT standards, the ECE rating consists of several tests designed to test the overall safety of a helmet. Although similar, there are noticeable differences that arguably make achieving the ECE standard more desirable than FMVSS 218. Click to learn more!
Read More

DOT Helmet Safety Standards - What Constitutes "Minimum Safety Requirements"?

4 min read

The Department of Transportation (DOT) motorcycle helmet standard is widely known as the legal minimum standard that every helmet in America must meet. This standard extends well past simply dropping a helmet and hoping it doesn't shatter. It involves a series of tests administered in various environmental conditions. Click to learn what goes into making a helmet DOT approved.
Read More

Subscribe