Safety Restrictions

Safety Restrictions

The week of 10/2/08:

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The Transportation Security Administration reported that the 3-ounce fluid in a baggie restriction may be did away with by the end of the year. They have been testing different software and security steps in their current systems to detect bomb-making fluids. They have already developed X-ray technology, but they must ensure that it works. Scott McCartney, of the Wall Street Journal, reports, "Six hundred of the new machines will be in airports by the end of 2008, with 300 more in place by the end of the '09 fiscal year. This would be great news for the efficiency of getting passengers to their gates quicker. This could lessen the stress of traveling for many.

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