The sale of half-shell helmets may be prohibited as they do not ensure the safety of motorcyclist and pillion riders.
It was generally known that motorcyclists and pillion riders were 17 times more prone to fatalities compared with other road users, using half-shell helmets only put them in danger.
From surveys, many motorcyclists and pillion riders were still unaware of the ban on the use of half-shell helmets. According to a study on road safety, 80 percent of fatalities involving motorcyclist were due to serious head injuries from not wearing helmets properly and wearing helmets not up to safety standards. - Bernama