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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 Announces Thanksgiving Safety Breaks, Urges Caution During Holiday Travel

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety is urging motorists that are planning to travel this Thanksgiving week to slow down and pay attention behind the wheel.

SCDPS Reports Five Killed On South Carolina Roadways November 18 To November 20, 2022

COLUMBIA — The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of five people killed on South Carolina roadways during the weekend beginning Friday, November 18, at 6:00 p.m.