The 
helmet safety

scheme

Welcome to SHARP, the Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme, a scheme to help motorcyclists make an informed choice when buying a helmet.

right fit and
comfort


"Guidance on finding a helmet that fits your head correctly."

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Sharp safety
ratings


"Our 5* rating system lets you compare the safety of different helmets."

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Sharp impact
tests


"Our impact tests are more severe than regulations require."

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Guide to the SHARP scheme, including how to choose a helmet that fits correctly.


Brief overview of the research underpinning SHARP from Dr David Hynd of TRL.