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Driving in South Carolina...What You Need to Know

You may be visiting the State of South Carolina on vacation, coming here for business or maybe you just got your driver’s license. This link will help you stay informed about what you need to know about Driving In South Carolina.  

What You Need to Know
Moped Safety Law
Moped Law

In the State of South Carolina, mopeds must be registered and have a license plate. Learn the law.

School Bus Law

Keep our children safe. Do you know when to stop for a school bus?

SC Safety Belt Law
Seat Belt Law

Safety belts are the single most effective safety device for preventing death and injury.

Child Passenger Safety
Is your child in the right car seat?
Move Over Law
Move Over Law

Drivers are required to slow down and change lanes when approaching emergency vehicles.

Golf Cart Safety
Golf Cart Law

Before you or someone you know takes a golf cart for a drive, be sure to follow the checklist.

Work Zone
Work Zone Law

Work zones have become increasingly dangerous places for both workers and drivers.

Distracted Driving
Distracted Driving Law

It can be tempting to divert our eyes from the road while driving but is it worth your life or others?

Steer It or Clear it
Steer It or Clear It

Drivers have a responsibility to move disabled vehicles out of the roadway, when possible.