The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles publishes documents, reports, and manuals for citizens about state's motor vehicle licensing and titling laws.

Recent Submissions

  • Truck driver training school regulations 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2007)
    These are the laws and regulations controlling truck driver schools in South Carolina.
  • Unified carrier registration agreement 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    The Unified Carried Registration Plan and Agreement are part of a Federally‐mandated, State-administered program that went into effect September 10, 2007. Under this program, States collect fees from motor carriers, motor ...
  • Unified carrier registration agreement 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    The Unified Carried Registration Plan and Agreement are part of a Federally‐mandated, State-administered program that went into effect September 10, 2007. Under this program, States collect fees from motor carriers, motor ...
  • Ready for the road? : a step by step guide to the licensing process for teens in South Carolina 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2010-12)
    This pamphlet shows the steps to take and requirements for teenagers to obtain a driver's license.
  • SCDMV new credential frequently asked questions 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    This document gives answers to FAQs about the new mandated state identification cards.
  • Motorcycle with sidecar supplement 

    South Carolina Department of Transportation (South Carolina State Library, 2009-10)
    This document describes the skills needed to drive a motorcycle with a sidecar and some of the driver's test requirements.
  • Motorcycle third party tester's safety officer manual 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2013-05-29)
    This manual gives requirements for teaching motorcycle driving including requirements for safety officers and companies, duties of designated responsible persons, administrative requirements and motorcycle driver applicant ...
  • Class D third party tester's safety officer manual 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2012-10)
    This manual gives requirements for teaching three wheel motor vehicles driving including requirements for safety officers and companies, duties of designated responsible persons, administrative requirements and class D ...
  • Dealer and wholesaler manual 2007 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2007)
    This manual provides new and existing dealers with up-to-date information and lists requirements mandated by state and federal law, and DMV's policy. It is also designed to instruct dealers on how to complete certain types ...
  • South Carolina driver's manual : cars, trucks, cycles 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2009)
    This book is your guide to good driving. It explains the rules of the road and what the law expects of you as a driver. The purpose is to help you learn traffic-control devices, signs and pavement markings, which you must ...
  • South Carolina driver's manual 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    This book is your guide to good driving. It explains the rules of the road and what the law expects of you as a driver. The purpose is to help you learn traffic-control devices, signs and pavement markings, which you ...
  • South Carolina Electronic Vehicle Registration (EVR) Program standards 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2005-02)
    This explains the South Carolina Electronic Vehicle Registration Program which allows authorized business partners to apply for registration and titles electronically.
  • South Carolina driver's licenses and identification cards 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    This brochure shows pictures of various South Carolina driver's licenses and ID cards.
  • 2013 regulatory report 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2013)
    This is an agency review of statutes, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures that are a burden on South Carolina's economy as directed by Executive order 2013-02. It includes recommendations to repeal or amend ...
  • South Carolina commercial driver license manual 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    This handbook gives the requirements for obtaining a commercial driver's license in South Carolina.
  • Digital license plate design guide 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2008-05)
    This is a guide designed to provide 3M digital graphic license plate customers with information relating to digital graphic license plate artwork, design and production.
  • Federal school bus (S) endorsement supplement 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2004)
    This material from the 2004 model commercial driver's license manual deals with school bus operation and safety.
  • Ignition interlock device program frequently asked questions 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (South Carolina State Library, 2009-06)
    This paper answers the questions: what is an ignition interlock device, how does it work, who has to have this device installed and other frequently asked questions.
  • International registration plan instruction manual 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, Motor Carrier Services (South Carolina State Library, 2011-06)
    This manual has been prepared as a guide for obtaining apportioned registration in South Carolina and to assist South Carolina based carriers who register their vehicles with other jurisdictions who are a member of the ...
  • International fuel tax agreement instruction manual 

    South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles, Motor Carrier Services (South Carolina State Library, 2010)
    This manual is provided as a guide for obtaining a fuel tax license and decals in accordance with the International Fyel Tax Agreement and the filing of quarterly fuel tax reports.

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