Article 11.5. Bumpers of California Vehicle Code >> Division 12. >> Chapter 5. >> Article 11.5.
As used in this article, "passenger vehicle" means
"passenger vehicle" as defined in Section 34710.
Every passenger vehicle registered in this state shall be
equipped with a front bumper and with a rear bumper. As used in this
section, "bumper" means any device designed and intended by a
manufacturer to prevent the front or rear of the body of the vehicle
from coming into contact with any other motor vehicle. This section
shall not apply to any passenger vehicle that is required to be
equipped with an energy absorption system pursuant to either state or
federal law, or to any passenger vehicle which was not equipped with
a front or rear bumper, or both, at the time that it was first sold
and registered under the laws of this or any other state or foreign