Recall News: Torc T55.2 Motorcycle Helmet

The T-55 V2 half-helmet may not stay secured during a crash.

Torc half-helmet T-55.2 recall
Are you wearing one of the 7,506 Torc T-55.2 lids that are on the recall list for inadequate rider protection?Photo: Torc
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: March 7, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17E014000
Component(s): Equipment
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,506
Manufacturer: H&H Sports Protection

THE RECALL: H&H Sports Protection (H&H) is recalling certain Torc T-55 V2 low-profile half helmets, sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL. These helmets may not adequately protect the wearer in the event of a head impact during a motorcycle crash. Additionally, the helmets may not stay secured to head during a motorcycle crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 218, "Motorcycle Helmets."

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: A helmet that fails to meet the safety requirements can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

THE FIX: H&H will notify owners and will either replace or provide a refund for the helmet, free of charge. Owner's may contact H&H Sports Protection at 1-626-444-0107.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to safercar.gov.