J.D. Power and Associates to Release 2011 Motorcycle Helmet Satisfaction Study Results on May 26

J.D. Power and Associates will announce the results of the 2011 Motorcycle Helmet Satisfaction Study at 12 p.m. ET, Thursday, May 26.

The 2011 U.S. Motorcycle Helmet Satisfaction Study measures motorcyclists’ overall satisfaction with their new helmet across 11 attributes: quietness; ventilation/air flow; de-fogging; face shield ability to keep wind out; face shield ability to resist scratching; ease of replacing face shield; scratch resistance of shell; color/graphic design; weight; ease of fastening the strap; and fit and comfort.

Motorcycle industry analysts will be available for interviews after 12 p.m. ET on Thursday, May 26. To schedule an interview, please contact:  Jeff Perlman; Brandware Public Relations; Woodland Hills, Calif.; (818) 598-1115/(818) 317-3070; jperlman@brandwarepr.com:John Tews; J.D. Power and Associates; Troy, Mich.; (248) 312-4119; media.relations@jdpa.com

About J.D. Power and Associates

Headquartered in Westlake Village, Calif., J.D. Power and Associates is a global marketing information services company providing forecasting, performance improvement, social media and customer satisfaction insights and solutions. The company’s quality and satisfaction measurements are based on responses from millions of consumers annually. For more information on car reviews and ratingscar insurancehealth insurancecell phone ratings, and more, please visit JDPower.com. J.D. Power and Associates is a business unit of The McGraw-Hill Companies.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies

Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global financial information and education company that helps professionals and students succeed in the Knowledge Economy. Leading brands include Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has approximately 21,000 employees with more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2010 were $6.2 billion. Additional information is available at http://www.mcgraw-hill.com

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