GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Motorcycle Helmet Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Over 1,700 lives are saved annually in the United States due to motorcycle riders wearing helmets."

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"Helmet use reduces the odds of death by 37% and the risk of head injury by 69%."

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"61% of fatally injured motorcycle drivers in 2017 were helmeted."

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"In 2016, the use of motorcycle helmets saved an estimated $1 billion in economic costs."

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"Helmet use among motorcyclists decreased from 71% in 2000 to 65% in 2017."

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"The NHTSA estimates that helmets saved 1,872 motorcyclists' lives in 2017, and that 749 more could have been saved if all motorcyclists had worn helmets."

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"In Europe, 75% of motorcyclists always wear helmets on the road."

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"Among five Southeast Asian countries, Vietnam had the highest rate of motorcycle helmet use at 97%, and Cambodia had the lowest at 67%."

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"Australia has a near 100% usage rate of motorcycle helmets due to its law mandating their use."

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"In 2017, more lives per registered motorcycle were saved by helmet use in states with a universal helmet law than in states without such a law."

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"Non-helmeted riders are twice as likely to suffer traumatic brain injuries from crashes compared to helmeted riders."

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"An estimated 8% of motorcycle helmets in use in Australia in 2020 do not meet safety standards."

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"In 2016, 41% of motorcycle riders and 41% of passengers killed were not wearing their helmets."

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"More than 56% of motorcyclists wear helmets in the U.S, which is decreased from 64% in 2013."

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"California, a state with universal helmet laws, had a year-round use of motorcycle helmets which was 94%."

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"The NHTSA estimates helmets reduce the likelihood of a crash fatality by about 37%."

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"Motorcycle helmets are 67% effective in preventing brain injuries from crashes."

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"Fatalities are nearly 30 times more likely among motorcycle riders compared to drivers of cars and light trucks, and helmets reduce fatalities among motorcyclists by 37%."

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"The usage of a helmet reduces the risk of cervical spine injury post-accident to around 22%."

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