12 CSR 10-24.420 - Standards Governing Motorcycle Helmet Construction

12 CSR 10-24.420. Standards Governing Motorcycle Helmet Construction

PURPOSE: This rule establishes minimum performance standards for motorcycle helmets manufactured for use by motorcyclists and other motor vehicle users.

PUBLISHER'S NOTE: The secretary of state has determined that the publication of the entire text of the material which is incorporated by reference as a portion of this rule would be unduly cumbersome or expensive. Therefore, the material which is so incorporated is on file with the agency who filed this rule, and with the Office of the Secretary of State. Any interested person may view this material at either agency's headquarters or the same will be made available at the Office of the Secretary of State at a cost not to exceed actual cost of copy reproduction. The entire text of the rule is printed here. This note refers only to the incorporated by reference material.

(1) Protective headgear worn by operators of, or passengers on, motorcycles in this state shall meet the standards and specifications of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Standard No. 218 as published in the Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR 571.218). This standard establishes minimum performance criteria and testing methods for protective headgear.

(AUTHORITY: section 302.020, RSMo Supp. 1997.* This rule was previously filed as 12 CSR 10-40.010. Original rule filed Sept. 15, 1977, effective Feb. 11, 1978. Emergency amendment filed July 9, 1993, effective July 19, 1993, expired Nov. 16, 1993. Emergency amendment filed Nov. 16, 1993, effective Nov. 26, 1993, expired March 25, 1994. Amended: Filed July 9, 1993, effective Jan. 31, 1994. Amended: Filed March 27, 1998, effective Sept. 30, 1998.)

*Original authority: 302.020, RSMo 1939, amended 1951, 1967, 1984, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1996.

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