Snell Motorcycle Helmet Standards
Snell certification on a helmet is a good thing. It means that it has met Snell's world safety standards. Snell is more difficult to pass than DOT, so Snell approved helmets are safer and will provide your head and skull with greater protection.
Snell approved helmet brands include HJC, Shoei, Fox Racing, Shift, Oneal, KBC, AGV, Nolan and many more offered by Motorhelmets.com
The Snell Memorial Foundation is a non-profit group establisehd in 1957. It has been at the leading edge of helmet safety for the United States and the world.
Snell standards are some of the most stringent in the world. Exceeding DOT, CPSC - the Consumer Products Safety Commission, ASTM - American Society of Testing Materials, and ANSI - American National Standards Institute.