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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The picture story depicts a simulated vehicle accident caused by a distracted driver here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Organizations from around base, including members from the 30th Space Wing safety office, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, 30th Security Forces Squadron, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron and American Medical Response personnel, contributed to this story with a message to remind Team V members not to text while driving.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- The picture story depicts a simulated vehicle accident caused by a distracted driver here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Organizations from around base, including members from the 30th Space Wing safety office, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department, 30th Security Forces Squadron, 30th Logistics Readiness Squadron and American Medical Response personnel, contributed to this story with a message to remind Team V members not to text while driving. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Jennifer Green, from the 30th Space Wing, buckles her son, Max, in a car during a simulated vehicle accident scenario performed here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010.  The scenario involved numerous Team V emergency responders.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Jennifer Green, from the 30th Space Wing, buckles her son, Max, in a car during a simulated vehicle accident scenario performed here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. The scenario involved numerous Team V emergency responders. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Sending a text message, Airman Gustavo Behrens, a 30th Medical Operations Support Squadron member, simulates driving while texting in a mock vehicle accident scenario here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Every six seconds, a driver that sends or receives a text message, he or she spends 4.6 of those seconds with their eyes off of the road.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Sending a text message, Airman Gustavo Behrens, a 30th Medical Operations Support Squadron member, simulates driving while texting in a mock vehicle accident scenario here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Every six seconds, a driver that sends or receives a text message, he or she spends 4.6 of those seconds with their eyes off of the road. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Jennifer Green, from the 30th Space Wing, embraces her daughter Gillian after being struck by a vehicle during a mock vehicle accident scenario here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. People who text message while driving are six times more likely to be involved in a vehicle accident. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Jennifer Green, from the 30th Space Wing, embraces her daughter Gillian after being struck by a vehicle during a mock vehicle accident scenario here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. People who text message while driving are six times more likely to be involved in a vehicle accident. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Emergency responders from the base assist an Airman in a simulated vehicle accident here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. In 2008, 6,000 people were killed in accidents related to distracted driver incidences.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Emergency responders from the base assist an Airman in a simulated vehicle accident here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. In 2008, 6,000 people were killed in accidents related to distracted driver incidences. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firefighters of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron help Airman Gustavo Behrens, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron member, during a simulated car crash here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. The scenario portrayed is in response to recent accidents involving personnel who were texting while driving. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Firefighters of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron help Airman Gustavo Behrens, a 30th Medical Operations Squadron member, during a simulated car crash here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. The scenario portrayed is in response to recent accidents involving personnel who were texting while driving. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --  Emergency responders from the base assist an Airman in a mock vehicle accident here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. The simulated accident stressed the importance of safe driving to prevent accidents from occurring. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Emergency responders from the base assist an Airman in a mock vehicle accident here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. The simulated accident stressed the importance of safe driving to prevent accidents from occurring. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Assisting the victims of a simulated vehicle accident, emergency responders transport an Airman into an ambulance and assist a family here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Four out of five vehicle accidents are attributed to distracted drivers.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Assisting the victims of a simulated vehicle accident, emergency responders transport an Airman into an ambulance and assist a family here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Four out of five vehicle accidents are attributed to distracted drivers. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Gillian Green is safely taken out of a vehicle by Dan Brown, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, during a simulated vehicle accident here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. In 2009, 16,000 vehicle accidents were caused by drivers who were texting while driving. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Gillian Green is safely taken out of a vehicle by Dan Brown, a 30th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, during a simulated vehicle accident here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. In 2009, 16,000 vehicle accidents were caused by drivers who were texting while driving. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Jennifer Green and her children, Gillian and Max, act as the victims of a vehicle crash during a simulated accident scenario here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. The scenario depicted an Airman texting while driving, which caused a major vehicle accident as the result of being distracted. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Jennifer Green and her children, Gillian and Max, act as the victims of a vehicle crash during a simulated accident scenario here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. The scenario depicted an Airman texting while driving, which caused a major vehicle accident as the result of being distracted. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A cell phone shows the last words of a text message during a simulated vehicle accident here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Of fatal car crashes, 21 percent are caused by people who are 16-19 years old and are the result of cell phone usage while driving. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A cell phone shows the last words of a text message during a simulated vehicle accident here Monday, Sept. 27, 2010. Of fatal car crashes, 21 percent are caused by people who are 16-19 years old and are the result of cell phone usage while driving. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Andrew Satran)