Did you know, helmets saved the lives of 1859 motorcyclists in the US in a single year?
Did you know, annually motorcycle crashes cause over $70 BILLION in economic and societal harm? These are just some of the 45 skull crushing statistics every motorcycle rider should know before heading out without a helmet. Check out the rest! It’s time to ask yourself - is riding without a helmet really worth it?
In order to fully understand the development of motorcycle helmets over the years, we need to travel back in time, in fact, all the way back to the 1900's.
The history of helmets and the creation of helmet safety standards over the years will really make you value the effort that has been put into the seemingly simple piece of gear that you casually slide over your head before racing off. View the full article to get up to speed on how helmet safety standards are measured, tested and why they are necessary.
The below infographic by First Checkpoint company gives an illustration of reasons to wear a helmet.