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DOT Motorcycle Helmet Label
All new motorcycle helmets manufactured after May 2013 are required to meet new labeling standards. The new labels must contain the manufacturer or brand name, the model designation, the “DOT” symbol, and must state “FMVSS No. 218 Certified”. This label can be found on the rear of the motorcycle helmet.

DOT Motorcycle Helmet Label

The difference between a novelty helmet and a certified motorcycle helmet.

The difference between a novelty helmet and a certified motorcycle helmet

As a motorcyclist, your safety during a crash is your decision.

Passenger Car
Motorcyle in full gear

Passenger Car crashworthiness equipment:
Air bags – Required by law
Seat belts – Required by law
Structural integrity – Required by law

Motorcycle crashworthiness equipment:
DOT-certified helmet –Your decision
Complete facial helmet – Your decision
Protective gear – Your decision