The Department of Transportation recently launched new safety initiatives to more closely regulate the operation and maintenance of railway systems in the U.S., especially concerning potentially dangerous cargos.
A Canadian National Rail train carrying crude oil derailed in February. While no one was seriously injured, a number of cars were set ablaze, begging the question: how can this type of accident be prevented?
In the wake of some unfortunate incidents, legislators and companies alike are looking for ways to ensure maximum effectiveness and safety for the fuel transportation industry.
A recent string of issues has led to major reforms in the crude oil transportation industry. Midwest offers quality products to help combat these problems — both now and in the years to come.
The Federal Railroad Administration recently announced that 2014 was the safest year for trains and railways in the United States, citing significant drops in accidents across the board.