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Summer road hazards your government won’t warn you about

With the frenetic summer travel season just around the corner, here's a little warning about a road hazard you might not expect: a checkpoint staffed by Transportation Security Administration workers.

Who’s afraid of the TSA?

Today’s tale of TSA inefficiency comes from the Atlantic Avenue subway station in Brooklyn, NY. “This station has at least […]

Is my 15-year-old son a terrorist?

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare. You arrive at the airport to fly home from your family vacation, and something goes […]

Speak out now on the TSA’s full-body scanners

It’s been almost five years since the Transportation Security Administration quietly began installing its so-called Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) — better known as full-body scanners — at airports nationwide. And now the government wants to know what you think of the machines.

Random, unpredictable airport security that’s not always awful? Only in America

The TSA screening area at Reno-Tahoe International Airport’s B gates isn’t much to look at. It’s a dark, cavernous processing […]

The five kinds of people you meet at an airport screening area

Next time you fly, take a minute to look around at the airport screening area. You’ll see all kinds of […]

Why it’s time for airport screening to come full circle

Andy deLivron says he’s no threat to aviation security. But he flies with box cutters in his checked luggage — […]