When it comes to teaching your children about the reasons why you should use a helmet, the message can often be swept under the rug. When it comes to skiing, snowboarding and biking, a helmet is the most important feature each participant should have.

This infographic outlines the statistics behind who uses helmets and why they should start. The person surveyed to wear their helmet the most was the intermediate group at 67%, while only 3% of beginners admitted to using a helmet. The majority of people actually sporting the gear are nine years of age and under, while the older the person gets, the less likely they are to wear a helmet. Reducing the risk of a head injury drops by 60% when wearing a helmet properly.