The Texas Department of Public Safety, also known as DPS, focuses on the security of the general public. The department is operated by the government of the state of Texas. It administers regulatory programs and offers law enforcement and emergency management services. The department s Highway Patrol Division is responsible for traffic supervision. The Texas Department of Public Safety maintains a fleet of more than five airplanes and helicopters. The department is also responsible for granting and renewing driver s licenses. It undertakes a variety of search and rescue operations. The Texas Department of Public Safety offers breath alcohol testing and patrol services.