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We don’t make helmets. We make them safer.
The Snell Memorial Foundation, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to research, education, testing and development of helmet safety standards. Since its founding in 1957, Snell has been a leader in helmet safety in the United States and around the world.
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Motorcycle show season is starting this weekend in Long Beach, California. Please visit the Snell booth #2641 with your helmet questions.
William C. Chilcott, Ph. D., passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Dr. Chilcott had been a director of the Snell Memorial Foundation since 1989 and, at the time of his passing, was the chairman of the board for the Snell Safety Research and Education Center. In Memoriam
The Snell laboratory will be shut down for maintenance and calibration beginning 22 December 2017, and will reopen no later than 11 January, 2018. Administrative operations will continue.