Welcome to SHARP, the Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme.  The SHARP rating system helps you make a more informed choice when choosing a helmet. When you think motorcycle helmet safety, think SHARP.

SHARP has today published safety ratings for the HJC FG ST, Bell Star, Arai RX-7V, MDS M13 and LS2 FF397. This takes the total number of helmets that have been rated by SHARP to 401.

Since the launch of SHARP in 2007, more than 13,000 impact tests have been carried out to generate the 401 safety ratings. Providing this safety information is likely to have contributed to a 38 per cent...