"I'm not much of a status gal but I feel I have a message for all bike riders. On Thursday I was riding the 8 minute cycle from work as I do every day. A car coming in the opposite direction didn't see me and turned right, hitting me. I went over the bonnet and landed on the road on the other side, head first. I can't even describe how hard my head hit the ground because it's like nothing I've experienced before. The thing that meant I could walk away with only a minor concussion and bruising was my HELMET! There was absolutely nothing I could have done to prevent this from happening, it wasn't even a major road. I was a minute away from my house. Yesterday I took a stroll and my eyes are open to something I haven't noticed before. About 3/5 people, not wearing bike helmets. Our heads and brains are so so fragile, it's not worth it. I am certain that my story would be a different one if I wasn't wearing my helmet. PLEASE MAKE WEARING YOUR HELMET A LIFETIME HABIT. It could save your life too!"
Credits: Saffy Haugh
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