Adults motorcycle helmet law

Another state may allow helmet-less adults

There soon may be another state in the US that allows adults to choose for themselves whether they wear a motorcycle helmet or not. Missouri voted in May 2019 to repeal its helmet laws. Governor Mike Parson vetoed the Bill in July, but only because of a provision to confiscate licences of people who don’t …

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Bell helmet with MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System) rotation

Does your helmet protect from rotation?

Claims that some helmets protect riders from brain injuries caused by rotation have been questioned since there is no official testing procedure for those forces. Swedish brain safety technology company MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System) says they are concerned about the accuracy of claims made by a couple of recently released systems that they address rotational …

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Kirsh motorcycle helmet

Kirsh helmet claimed world’s safest

An American inventor has developed a motorcycle helmet using silicone to reduce impact and has claimed his Kirsh helmet is the safest in the world. Jason Kirshon, who rides a Harley-Davidson Softail Rocker, says most helmets are too big, too heavy, or don’t offer enough protection. So he set about constructing his own helmet in …

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X-Lite X-551 adventure helmet

X-Lite helmets coming under new laws

New helmet laws that allow European UNECE22.05 helmets to be sold in Australia have led to the re-introduction of high-quality X-Lite helmets made by Italian company Nolan. Australian helmet importers Ron Angel Wholesale says the first X-Lite helmet will be the X-551 adventure helmet with more models to come. “X-Lite helmets are one of the …

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Moto Guzzi V9 Roamer and matching jet helmet

Moto Guzzi helmets reflect new V9

Thanks to the new rules on European-approved helmets throughout Australia, Moto Guzzi Australia has imported a range of helmets to suit the new V9 Bobber and Roamer. The $315 open-faced jet helmets are not only stylish and low profile, but also match the new colours of the hipster V9 models. The bikes look like they …

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Davida Rolling Stones helmet

Davida makes Rolling Stones helmet

If you’re a fan of the Rolling Stones, you may be interested in forking out a massive $750 for these special-edition, open-faced Davida helmets with the iconic tongue logo. The only British helmet manufacturer has been invited to design and produce a range of Davida helmets for the new Rolling Stones Exhibitionism at the Saatchi …

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Touratech Aventuro Mod Compañero flip-up adventure helmet

European helmets approved nationwide

Australians will soon be able ride nationwide with a European-standard helmet after Western Australia yesterday became the final state to approve UNECE 22.05 helmets. South Australia announced Euro helmet approval last month, effective from May. The pressure is now on SA to recognise the approval of helmets UNECE helmets worn by interstate riders particularly given the state has previously demanded other …

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Touratech Aventuro Mod Compañero flip-up adventure helmet

European helmets for sale by May

It will be at least May before Australian riders are able to buy European-standard helmets from stores after the South Australian Government announced they will approve UNECE 22.05 helmets. While Western Australia is the only other state at the moment that doesn’t allow Euro helmets, they are expected to gazette approval as early as this week. SA …

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Sena Smart Helmet

European helmets for sale soon

Riders should soon be able to buy European-standard helmets in stores when approval to wear the UNECE 22.05 helmets spreads right across the country as soon as next month. Tasmania today (February 25, 2016), has gazetted the use of the helmets, joining all other states and territories with Western Australia expected to follow next week, leaving …

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