Automobile accidents are the leading cause of death for children ages 15-19. In 1999, there were more than 2,000,000 teen driving accidents and 6,000 deaths which cost the nation $150,000,000,000 ($150 billion). One out of three teens has an accident during his/her first year of driving. Teen drivers account for 7% of the driving population but 14% of all vehicle accidents and deaths. According to police reports 82% of these accidents are due to driver error on the part of the teen driver.