Motorcycle Helmet Use, 1998-2016 (1)

 

Year Percent Year Percent
1998 67% 2010 54%
2000 71 2011 66
2005 48 2012 60
2006 51 2013 60
2007 58 2014 64
2008 63 2015 61
2009 67 2016 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.