Not only helmet that has the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) which many falsified. Helmet with a standard label output U.S. Department of Transportation or DOT (Department of Transportation) is also rumored that a lot of fakes.
If the helmet is labeled DOT helmets that pass the test products from abroad. So prior to the launch of a special agency to test the helmet and if it will be worth it named DOT helmet or in Indonesia such as SNI. His name is also Indonesian, can let a lot of any profit made.
The use of DOT label itself is the fruit of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 218, which has been published in the U.S. since 1973.
Typically, the DOT helmet inscribed on the famous helmets whose quality is not in doubt. DOT was not easy writing in embossed or tumbul like SNI. DOT posts sometimes just stick like a sticker.
“There are people who sell it have DOT stickers. I’ve offered, so there are people who sell his writings DOT alone, rich shape stickers. But I do not want to,” he said.
DOT sticker salesman offered to vendors sold only $ 1. Person like this that endanger many people. With SNI frills or DOT people, especially those who still lay not know which is genuine and which are fake.