Topic: Vega XTA Touring Motorcycle Half Helmet Recall Alert  (Read 490 times)

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Vega Helmet Corporation (Vega) is recalling certain motorcycle half helmets, models XTA and XTA Touring in sizes L, XL, and XXL, manufactured from February 2013 through December 2014. The affected helmets may not adequately protect the user’s head in the event of an impact such as can happen during a crash. As such, these helmets fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 218, “Motorcycle Helmets.”

CONSEQUENCE:

In the event of a crash, the helmet may not adequately protect the wearer increasing the risk of injury.

REMEDY:

Vega will notify owners, and provide a full refund or a free replacement helmet. The recall is expected to begin December 16, 2016. Owners may contact Vega helmet customer service at 1-800-728-4898.

NOTES:

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 www.safercar.gov.

Report Receipt Date: OCT 28, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16E081000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,053

Manufacturer: Vega Helmet Corporation
EQUIPMENT BRAND NAME PART NO. OR MODEL NO. PRODUCTION DATES

VEGA XTA HALF HELMET /01/2013 – 12/31/2014


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Re: Vega XTA Touring Motorcycle Half Helmet Recall Alert
« Reply #1 on: 11/16/16 06:16PM »
REMEDY: Get a proper full face helmet.
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