Companies Issue Recall for Motorcycle Helmets That Don't Meet Safety Requirements

Companies Issue Recall for Motorcycle Helmets That Don't Meet Safety Requirements
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September 5, 2014

Three companies have issued recalls for motorcycle helmets that don't meet federal safety standards.

In the event of a crash, these helmets could fail to provide adequate protection.

Trans National Trading
Certain Outlaw T-70XL motorcycle helmets manufactured in August 2012.
About 485 helmets affected
TNT will notify owners. Dealers will adjust the density of the helmet, free of charge.
TNT customer service: 1-323-586-8475.

Tucker Rocky Distribution
Certain models of Cyber River Road Grateful Dead U-6 motorcycle helmets, small and medium sizes, manufactured in December 2012. During testing, the affected helmets failed to conform to the impact attenuation requirements.
About 342 helmets affected
Tucker Rocky will attempt to notify owners via signs in dealerships and media outlets since they have no record of the owners. The helmets will be replaced free of charge. Tucker Rocky began notifying the dealers and distributors that sold the affected helmets in August 2014.
Tucker Rocky customer service: 1-817-258-9247.

Helmet City, Inc.
Certain HCI Model 100 L, XL, and XXL motorcycle helmets manufactured August 2012.
About 1,755 helmets affected
HCI will notify owners. Distributors will replace the old helmet with a new helmet with a 2014 production date, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
HCI customer service: 1-888-550-3731.