Six Things to Know Before Your TSA Pat-Down The airline passenger revolt over controversial new security screening techniques, on the eve of the biggest travel season of the year, is in full swing. by Kate Dailey | Nov 24, 2010 12:15 PM EST Are You Dressed for a Pat-Down? Don’t Blame (or Molest) the TSA Officer. Are Some Scanners Safer Than Others? What About People With Disabilities? Are Packages Underneath the Plane Scanned Too? What Are the Odds of Being Given a Pat-Down?