TSA Adjusts Security Procedures for Bulky Clothing
October 15, 2007, WASHINGTON -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today adjusted its security procedures for headwear and is now including the screening procedures for headwear within the overall category of bulky clothing and not calling it out as a separate category.
Removal of all headwear is recommended but the rules accommodate those with religious, medical, or other reasons for whom removing items is not comfortable. Transportation security officers have several options for screening passengers who choose not to remove bulky clothing, including headwear.
These options include:
Private screening will be offered at several different stages of the screening process.
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