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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 13 Killed On South Carolina Roadways May 22, 2020, To May 25, 2020

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of 13 persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the Memorial Day Holiday period beginning Friday, May 22, at 6 p.m.

SCDPS Reports Seven Killed On South Carolina Roadways May 15, 2020, To May 17, 2020

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of seven persons killed on South Carolina roadways during the weekend period beginning Friday, May 15, at 6 p.m.