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The mission of the South Carolina Department of Public Safety is to protect and serve the public with the highest standard of conduct and professionalism; to save lives through educating its citizens on highway safety and diligent enforcement of laws governing traffic, motor vehicles, and commercial carriers; and to ensure a safe, secure environment for the citizens of the state of South Carolina and its visitors.

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Recent News

SCDPS Reports Eight Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 8- 10, 2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of eight persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 8, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, November 10, at 11:59 p.m.

SCDPS Reports One Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 1, 2019 To November 3, 2019

COLUMBIA – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of one person killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, November 1, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, November 3, at 11:59 p.m.