We aren't fans of the whole process so we choose to drive nearly everywhere - it also ensures we go as armed as we feel the destination requires. Which makes this very supportable.
It is also a reason for Trooper to go back to school and get his pilot's license.
There is NO WAY to ensure your safety in that tin can. None. A thousand tiny errors are possible. One small - very small - amount of a certain something can turn it into cinders. So all of this intrusive nonsense is for naught - it isn't to protect you. It is to ensure you cannot protect yourself.
We choose to not play along. Besides, there is a great deal to be said for seeing your country at 65 mph. It's lovely out there...