What motorbike helmet standards are acceptable in New Zealand? Check all that apply. What motorbike helmet standards are acceptable in New Zealand? Check all that apply.

  • A. UN/ECE Regulation No. 22

  • B. Australian Standard AS 1698

  • C. New Zealand Standard NZS 5430

  • D. British Standard BS 6658

  • E. Japan Industrial Standard T8133

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    The correct answer is A, B, C, D, E
     
    Correct. All these, plus Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218 and the Snell Memorial Foundation are valid standards.
     
 
 
 

Your helmet will come with a sticker on it to show which standard it complies with. More information is available here about helmet standards.

If you want a helmet cam we have guidelines here.

If you are choosing your first helmet we have a guide to the different types of helmets here, including modular (as shown below), full face, motocross and more.

modular helmet showing visor lifted