A photo released by the Facebook page, PediMom, went viral last weekend because it showcased the worst-case scenario for kids who ride bikes.
1 / 7
The bike helmet was smashed into pieces, and Dr. Hess prompted parents to imagine the damage if the child wasn't wearing a helmet.
2 / 7
Kids are probably going to do risky tricks with their bikes for fun.
3 / 7
Along with dangerous acts, cars are also a danger to children biking in the neighbourhood.
4 / 7
According to a study, one in five parents admit that their kids don't use a helmet.
5 / 7
Parents must teach the importance of wearing a helmet by wearing one themselves when they bike.
6 / 7