Motorcyclists need to understand the importance of wearing helmets while riding. It provides them with structural protection and keeps them safe in case of an accident. It is also important to know about the different types of motorcycle helmets and it’s also important to know which type is best for a rider’s needs.
Off-Road Helmet: Main purpose of these helmets is to provide maximum ventilation. Thereby these are used for sports biking.
Half Helmet: These type of helmets just cover the top and back of the head. People who are claustrophobic can go for these types of helmets.
Full Face: These are the safest of all types. They cover the whole face and the head portion. But this can be uncomfortable in warm weather and is also relatively heavy.
Open Face: This ensures clear visibility than any other helmet. Is also very comfortable compared to other types.
Modular: This provides service as per the requirement. It can be used as both 3 quarter or full face helmet.
Dual Sport: These are the combination of two types of helmets- off road and the ones used for highway riding.
Three- Quarter: This is similar to an open face helmet. It leaves the face open while completely covers the head.
The below infographic by Permit.Bike gives you a glance at the different types of Motorcycle Helmets.