California Vehicle Code > Veh. Code §21254. Operation of Low-Speed Vehicles
A motor vehicle that was originally designated as a low-speed vehicle and that has been modified or altered to exceed 25 miles per hour shall not qualify for the relaxed federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards established for low-speed vehicles and instead shall meet all federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for a passenger vehicle.
(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 140, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 2000.)