New driver monitoring programs allow insurance companies to more accurately estimate insurance costs.
Policy Analyst Michelle Minton explains why insurance companies are offering these programs to customers for free.
Though outrage over TSA procedures has died down in the last few weeks, holiday travelers have been less than thrilled about the new scans and patdowns.
"To end these outrages and to bring accountability back to airport screening, the TSA's monopoly as a nationalized screening industry must end. A 2007 study for the TSA found that private screeners consistently outperformed the TSA bureaucrats, so the TSA suppressed it, earning the agency censure from the Government Accountability Office. Airports should be allowed to opt out of the federal system and hire their own screeners, who will be more responsive to customers and must comply with federal regulations in any event."