Tour Bell Helmets Testing Facility

Mar 09, 2014 View Comments by

Ever wondered how helmet companies make sure their lids are as safe as possible and that they’ll pass certifications like DOT, Snell, and ECE? Well check out this video, though it doesn’t go into a ton of detail, it at least gives you an idea of what goes on inside the testing facilities of Easton […]

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A Simple Guide to Helmet Certifications

Feb 14, 2014 View Comments by

You’ve seen the letters gracing the backs of numerous motorcycle helmets—DOT, ECE, Snell—but what do they mean? Here, in the simplest way possible, we break it down. DOT (Department of Transportation) This is the standard set forth by the DOT and NHTSA that all on-road helmets sold in the U.S. must adhere to. Without going […]

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