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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Suomy D20 modular helmet

Stores still not stocking UNECE helmets

Riders are still having a lot of difficulty buying international standard UNECE 22.05 helmets in Australia despite them being allowed in three states and both territories. In December, NSW joined Queensland, Victoria, the ACT and Northern Territory in approving the use of the UNECE 22.05 motorcycle helmets and the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission changed …

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Nolan helmet with internal sun visor fine

Helmet camera and visor laws clearer

International helmet standards are now allowed in three Australian states and two territories with the ACT joining in and also clearing up other issues such as an internal sun visor and fitting a helmet camera. Queensland, NSW, Victoria and the two territories now allow riders to travel between states freely without having to change helmets now that …

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International helmet acceptance grows

Australia is gradually accepting international helmet standards in the wake of the Northern Territory this week adopting the wider rules. Queensland was the first state to accept the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe standards, commonly referred to as ECE 22.05 early this year and Victoria followed suit last month. Now the Northern Territory has …

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