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Motorcycle helmets

Motorcycle helmet

A motorcycle helmet is designed to protect a motorcyclist’s head in the event of an accident. Motorcycle helmets feature a:

  • hard outer shell capable of resisting penetration
  • soft inner shell to absorb 'impact energy'
  • retention system, which is usually a strap fitted to the lower jaw area, that ensures the helmet stays in place.

Some motorcycle helmets also include additional features, such as visors, ventilation holes and/or face shields.

In the event of an accident, a motorcyclist can suffer serious head injuries or death due to an unsafe, ineffective helmet.

Mandatory Standards

Mandatory Standards

This mandatory standard came into effect on 19 December 1990. It covers performance, construction, testing and labelling requirements.
Recalls

Recalls

Check www.recalls.gov.au for any recalls related to this page.

Tips

There are various tips to consider prior to the purchase and use of motorcycle helmets. Follow these tips to keep safe.

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