Originally Posted by Goti
You get stickers depending on market. My Shoei Hornet is DOT and Snell certified but I bought it from Europe where DOT and Snell means nothing so it only has the ECE 22.05 label. Same helmet, different markets, different stickers.
But if you get pulled over in the US in a state that requires helmets, and you don't have that magical DOT sticker, it doesn't matter what other labels it has... still not legal.