The Department of Transportation (DOT) released details of new proposed rules for the transport of flammable material by rail – particularly crude oil and ethanol. The proposed rules cover seven different areas associated with crude-by-rail transport. There is less than one month left to comment on the proposed rules. If you would like to comment, please visit this link. You can also read more information about the proposed rules and how they may benefit shippers by reading an article on Logistics ViewPoints.