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NEW MOTORCYCLE HELMET RATINGS PUBLISHED AS WEBSITE UNVEILED

27th May 2010

New safety ratings for motorcycle helmets have been announced by Road Safety Minister Mike Penning as he unveiled a new website to give motorcyclists the best advice and information on choosing a helmet.
 
An extra 27 motorcycle helmets have been rated by SHARP - the Department for Transport’s Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme – taking the total number...

NEW MOTORCYCLE HELMET RATINGS PUBLISHED AS SHARP PREPARES FOR THE CAROLE NASH MOTORCYCLE LIVE 2010 NEC BIRMINGHAM

25th November 2010

 
New safety ratings for motorcycle helmets have been announced by Road Safety Minister Mike Penning ahead of his visit to the motorcycle show on Monday.   
 
An extra 16 motorcycle helmets have been rated by SHARP – the Department for Transport’s Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating programme – taking the total number to 218. ...

Add the SHARP widget to your website

12th April 2011

The SHARP website is proving a hit with an average of nearly 30,000 unique visits per month in 2010. With summer on the way why not share the helmet ratings by embedding the SHARP widget on your own website? It’s easy to do and that way you can help us to reduce casualties in 2011. Thanks!
 

Message for new subscribers and trade members

19th April 2011

Due to a hardware error, if you registered on the SHARP site (trade area and/or newsletter) between 8th March and 19th April you will need to please re-register your details.
 
We apologise for the inconvenience.

Launch of 28 new helmet ratings

20th April 2011

Today SHARP published ratings for another 28 motorcycle helmets. The ratings include 23 full face helmets and 5 flip-front helmets, taking the total number of helmets rated by SHARP to 247. A full list of the ratings is available now on the website.
 
We are still testing helmets and will be adding ratings on a rolling basis throughout 2011.
We'll keep you informed as we...

Motorcycle Live 2011

10th November 2011

SHARP will be at Motorcycle Live from 19th to 27th November. Representatives will be on hand at stand number R606 in hall 3A to answer any questions you might have about the scheme and provide information on the helmets rated to date.

Testing in progress

12th December 2011

It was good to see so many of you at Motorcycle Live and once again our Z cards proved popular with show visitors. Some of you visiting the stand asked whether the test programme is ongoing. We can confirm that we are still testing helmets and we expect further ratings to be released early in 2012.
 

Launch of 14 new helmet ratings

4th April 2012

SHARP has today published ratings for a further 14 motorcycle helmets. The ratings include 9 full face helmets and 5 flip-front helmets, taking the total number of helmets rated by SHARP to 261. A full list of the ratings is available now on the website.
 
We are currently testing more helmets and will be adding ratings on a rolling basis throughout 2012. We will keep you up...

Launch of 13 new helmet ratings

6th June 2012

SHARP has today published ratings for a further 13 motorcycle helmets. The ratings include 11 full face and 2 flip-front, taking the total number rated by SHARP to 274. A full list of the ratings is available now on the website.
 
SHARP is currently testing more models of helmet and their results will be published later in 2012. We will keep you up to date as we publish...

Publication of 15 new helmet ratings

16th November 2012

SHARP has today published ratings for a further 15 motorcycle helmets. The ratings include 8 full face and 7 flip-front, taking the total number rated by SHARP to 289.
 
Ratings for the following helmets have been added to the website today:
 

MT Thunder

AGV Horizon

Caberg Duke

MT Revenge...

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