Transportation Security Administration (TSA) rules and procedures can seem daunting even disagreeable to those of us used to air travel before 9/11. Check out this site prior to traveling with your questions about screening policies, procedures and what to expect at the security checkpoint. It will also direct you to TSA Cares which serves as an additional, dedicated resource specifically for passengers with disabilities, medical conditions or other circumstances or their loved ones who want to prepare for the screening process prior to flying.
An important site to visit first if you are planning air travel to understand current airport security procedures and prohibitions. Topics include: traveling with food or gifts, getting through the line faster, carry-on liquid rules, acceptable identification, prohibited items, and pat-downs. There's also helpful tips if you have special religious or cultural needs, if you have disabilities or special medical conditions, what to expect if you wear a breast prosthetic, or are a victim of sexual trauma.
This article provides you with some great tips on how to protect yourself against identity theft while traveling as well as some additional safeguards for everyday life.