Motorcycle Helmet Use, 2000-2021 (1)

 

Year Percent Year Percent
2000 71% 2016 65%
2005 48 2017 65
2010 54 2018 71
2013 60 2019 71
2014 64 2020 69
2015 61 2021 65
(1) Based on surveys of motorcyclists using helmets meeting Department of Transportation standards. Surveys conducted in October for 1996-2000 and in June thereafter. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Occupant Protection Use Survey, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's National Center for Statistics and Analysis.