Accidents involving trains hauling oil seem to happen with relative regularity, causing environmental damage and hazardous conditions for local populations.

With that in mind, Mother Jones asked a simple question:

Why? This was a job for Captain Obvious!

https://twitter.com/poo_picker/status/472916941087453185

https://twitter.com/ROCKInTheUSSA/status/472920439912534017

https://twitter.com/joethefatman1/status/472936034322227201

When in doubt, just go to the old standby:

Ha!