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You’ve all heard the nightmares of what can happen when a crash on a bike or motorcycle happens and someone isn’t wearing a helmet. In this day and age, it goes without saying that you should always wear a helmet. That includes when riding a bike, motorcycle, scooter or skateboard.
Experts also suggest wearing a helmet when skiing, snowboarding and sledding. Even if you’re the best in the sport, you can still get hurt if you fall. That’s why everyone should be wearing a helmet.
Still skeptical? A helmet has saved numerous lives so quit worrying about messing up your hair or getting sweaty. Have a look at these pictures and you’ll get a pretty good idea of what your head would look like if that helmet wasn’t there to protect you.
Bottom line – wear the helmet.
All Scraped Up
Imagine how much skin would be scraped off your face if you weren’t wearing the helmet.
Without this helmet, the person wearing it would probably have a broken chin, or worse.
Your head would never be the same if you crashed without wearing a helmet.
Without the helmet, your brain probably wouldn’t be entirely inside your head.
You can only imagine what your face would look like if you wrecked without this helmet on.
Stop a Bullet
Luckily for this police officer, his helmet kept a bullet from killing him.
Replace the Helmet
You can easily replace a helmet, but you can’t replace your face.
Save a Life
Here’s proof positive that wearing a helmet while you ride your bike can save your life.
Rip Your Skin
Without this helmet, if would be the skull showing through after all the skin was ripped off.
On the Snow
This is why wearing a helmet while skiing or snowboarding is so very important.
The helmet might look pretty bad, but you can bet that this person’s head is safe and snug inside.
Cracked Through the Middle
Can you imagine what this person’s head would have looked like without this helmet?
All Beat Up
More proof that a helmet can prevent a severe injury and also save your life.
Broken to Bits
This could be your head if you go bike riding without your helmet on.
This kid is still alive because he was wearing his helmet while skateboarding.
It’s better to smash your helmet to pieces rather than your skull.
Safe and Sound
This person is safe and sound because he or she was wearing this helmet.