There is no doubt that helmets are a good idea but there are some specific reasons why. It doesn’t really matter what an awesome rider you think you are, it doesn’t even matter if they make your head sweat too, or if it ruining your hairstyle, the only thing that matters is how they might save your life one day. Or at least prevent your face from getting mangled beyond recognition. Bored Panda has compiled a list of reasons why you should always wear a helmet. Scroll down below and just imagine what your head would look like if you weren’t wearing a helmet.
This is a pretty good reason why. Starting strong!
Good follow up. Do you agree?
This helmet saved his life. Ouch!
A daily reminder to wear a helmet. Visar down.
A picture that Orlando police shared showing where a bullet struck an officer’s helmet.
Hit by a car turning left and the helmet saved his life.
Cracked helmet better than cracked head.
There is no doubt that this saved someone from a serious head injury or death.
Look at this one.
This is why we wear helmets when we skateboard.
I keep looking at this and I am still speechless.
This is after a bicycle crash.
- 818 cyclists died on US roads in 2015, an increase of 12.2 percent and the highest number since 1995. (It was 1,003 back in 1975)
- 45,000 bicyclists were injured in traffic 1n 2015, down 10 percent from 50,000 in 2014 (52,000 in 2010)
Highlights of US statistics available from the US Department of Transportation Based on 2015 data. (released in March 2017 and still the most recent)
Wear a helmet or you risk being another statistic!