The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Poterville Area is proud to serve southeast Tulare County by providing the highest level of safety, service, and security to thousands of residents, commuters, and tourists each day. The Porterville office patrols state routes and unincorporated roadways in and around the cities of Porterville, Lindsay, and the townships of Strathmore, Terra Bella, Ducor, Poplar, Woodville, Plainview, Richgrove, and Springville.We offer a number of traffic safety programs aimed at keeping you and your loved ones safe on the road and on the highways. Contact our Public Information Officer for information on how to safely buckle kids in their safety seats, teach new drivers the challenges of the road, and learn tips on how to avoid collisions, safe driving habits, and consequences of poor choices behind the wheel of a vehicle. You can help us by driving defensively, obeying the posted speeds, not driving distracted, and being courteous to other drivers. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website, click the Programs and Services tab above to learn more about the many traffic safety programs the CHP offers.