Kern County, Calif. — Caltrans plans to construct as many as 20 new roundabouts in the Central Valley in the near future — the latest being the Reservation Road Roundabout in the city of Porterville. But as transportation agencies nationwide, including Caltrans, are adopting roundabouts as a safer, more sustainable intersection alternative, drivers are still a bit hesitant to embrace the change.

In this News Flash video, Caltrans talks to local residents nearly a year after the construction of the Kerman Roundabout and explores the many benefits of this type of intersection.