NTA 8776 New Standart.
About the NTA 8876
there are different testing standards aimed at providing safer helmets at higher speeds. One of those standards is a fairly new one, called NTA 8776 which became official in the summer of 2016. A joint collaboration between ABUS, the Accell Group, BBB Cycling, the Belgian Road Safety Institute, Bell Sports, CONEBI, Gazelle, KASK, MET Helmets, Pon, RAI Vereniging, Riese & Müller, TASS International, and TNO, the standard is primarily used for certification of Dutch helmets for speed e-bikes or S-EPACs. However it stands to reason, that if the standard is good enough for the Dutch, buying an NTA certified helmet for your own e-bike use might not be a bad idea.
To illustrate the difference with the NTA testing standard, MIGA put together the clip above which highlights the increased protection areas of the back and temple and increased impact speeds. The result is supposedly a helmet that can dissipate up to 43% more energy in a crash.
To go along with their part in the creation of the NTA 8776 standard, MIGA is introducing their first NTA certified e-bike helmet – the E2. In addition to the increased certification