Department of Public Safty; Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol “Operation Southern Slow Down” set to kick off

Highway Patrol asking drivers to slow down in new campaign

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– If you are hitting the highway this week, you will not be alone. The South Carolina Department of Public Safety says they are launching “Operation Southern Slow Down.” Formerly known as “Operation Southern Shield,” the weeklong speed enforcement and education campaign returns in five Southeastern states. Monday, there will be a joint press conference between South Carolina…

SC Law Agencies Kick Off Holiday Safe Driving Blitz

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The state Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement agencies are kicking off their annual holiday safe driving campaign. News conferences are being held around the state Tuesday to announce the Sober or Slammer campaign through the end of the year. It’s an effort to crack down on driving under the influence during the holidays….