The Crescent City Area of the California Highway Patrol is responsible for patrolling the Redwood Coast through Del Norte County.As part of the CHP’s Northern Division, our office patrols US-101, US-199, State Route 197, State Route 169, and more than 300 miles of unincorporated county roadways, and serves 28,000 residents of Del Norte County. The Crescent City Area offers a number of programs dedicated to improving the safety of motorists and pedestrians along the highways. Please contact our office for tips on driving during inclement weather, how to properly secure children in child safety seats, courses to help new drivers learn to develop skills and safe driving habits,or questions about state law regarding operation of a motor vehicle. Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. Click on the Programs & Services link above to learn more about the many traffic safety programs the CHP offers.