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Motorcycle Recall - Roadhouse Helmet Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14E085000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Roadhouse Distribution Inc.
Recall Date: 12/22/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 974
Defect Summary:
Roadhouse Distribution Inc. (Roadhouse) is recalling certain Voss 888CF motorcycle helmets sizes XS-XXL manufactured June 1, 2013, to October 31, 2014. The affected helmets failed in penetration testing due to inadequate material in the helmet shell. Thus, these helmets fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 218, "Motorcycle helmets."
Consequence Summary:
The wearer of the helmet may not be adequately protected, increasing the risk of personal injury during a vehicle crash.
Corrective Summary:
Roadhouse will notify owners and resellers, and provide a replacement helmet free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin February 2, 2015. Owners may contact Roadhouse Distribution Inc at 1-877-431-2453.

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