For the second time, a North Texas lawmaker is trying to get a bill passed requiring-rear facing car seats for young children.
State Rep. Chris Turner, D-Arlington, has filed a bill that says children under two years old must be in car seats facing backwards, unless the child weighs more than 40 pounds or is more than 40-inches tall.
Those are the recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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The same bill has also been filed in the Texas Senate, and both chambers must approve the bill for it to go to the governor's desk.
A similar bill failed to get the required votes in the last legislative session in 2015.