The Safety Helmet Assessment and Rating Programme (SHARP) is a consumer information initiative that was launched by the Department for Transport in 2007 following research that revealed real differences in the safety performance of motorcycle helmets available in the UK. SHARP’s objective is to provide:
  • clear advice on how to select a helmet that fits correctly and is comfortable, and secondly
  • consumers with clear, impartial and objective information about the relative safety of motorcycle helmets available to riders in the UK.