The Arizona Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Foundation has received a $50,000 grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety to help promote a helmet-purchasing assistance program.
“We want to thank AZGOHS Director Alberto Gutier for his continued support for motorcycle safety in Arizona,” Mick Degn, AMSAF executive director, said in a release.
“This helmet program will help individuals garner a quality DOT helmet with some financial assistance from AMSAF and a discount from AMSAF-certified dealers. AMSAF believes the program will afford people the opportunity to purchase a good full-face or modular DOT helmet at a reduced cost,” he said in the release.
Participants must fill out an application and donate $50 to AMSAF, which is tax-deductible. If funds are not available, people will not be able to get into the application process as it will be closed, the release states.
If AMSAF has additional funds available, applicants will receive a receipt with a promo code and instructions that they can take to specified dealership locations. The letter will extend a credit for $125 off a specified helmet. In addition, the certified dealer will give an additional 25% off MSRP on full face or modular helmets.
Arizona is a state where riders have a choice whether to wear a helmet or not. AMSAF wants to assist those who choose to wear a helmet to financially be able to afford one, according to the release.
“This program is possible due to grants, sponsors, donations and partners who want to help reduce crashes and fatalities in Arizona. The helmet program is open to all Arizona residents 15 years, six months old or older. Funds for this program also come from donations, sponsorship and grants,” it states.
For more information, go to amsaf.org/helmets or call 888-951-3732.