Don’t take off shoes or your belt. No need to remove your lightweight jacket. Keep your laptop in its case. Don’t bother taking out the 3-1-1 plastic bag with liquids and gels from your carry-on— Does this sound too good to be true? Not if you qualify for the new TSA PreCheck program designed to expedite passengers through airport security checkpoints.
[Read the basics you need to know about TSA PreCheck in my article on NBC Universal Life Goes Strong, March 2012]