Motorcycle Helmet Use, 2000-2018 (1)

 

Year Percent Year Percent
2000 71% 2014 64%
2005 48 2015 61
2010 54 2016 65
2012 60 2017 65
2013 60 2018 71
(1) Based on surveys of motorcyclists using helmets meeting Department of Transportation standards. Surveys conducted in October for 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.