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Any question regarding DUI.

Experience in the area

I am a recovered alcoholic. I've have had 17 DUI, DWI citations in the last 40 years.


Alcoholics Anonymous.


Minor contributions to MADD publications.


Graduate of Arkansas State University, I hold a real estate license in one state, pest control operators licenses in 5 states.

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No major awards.

Past/Present Clients

I'm not a professional in this field only experienced. I only want to help with information, not instruct or advise.

What do you like about this subject?

It's more what I do not like about a crime that can shatter the lives of the offender and the victim uselessly.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Any and all new or updated information from any source that will in anyway reduced the pain and suffering and residual effects caused by diving while intoxicated.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

Every 25 seconds there is an alcohol related automobile accident in the United States. This crime is the number one killer of people under the age of 21.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

The seemingly disregard of our nationwide law makers regarding the harm caused by DWI and the lax penalties for this crime. If I had had much more sever consequences for my violations I would have gotten help for my alcohol problem.

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Recent Answers from Carl Pickle

2012-06-22 Ignition Interlock rules:

Your only required to have (IED) on automobiles registered to "you" and/or the one, belonging to you, that you plan to drive. If your given a ticket in "any" other vichele you will be charged with driving

2012-03-09 Head-on encounter with a DUI:

Hello Bob, I'm glad your ok. This person faces a felony charge for leaving the scene of an accident. Depending on New York's point system he could lose his license also but in most states it's the 4th

2010-10-24 DUI:

Hello Katie, You could petition the court to remove the dui from your record. The court would be likely to do this since it was a charge in another country more so than if it was in the states. I'm familiar

2010-08-14 DUI case:

Hi Heather, The courts lean heavily on the evidence but also are prejudiced toward DUI offenders. The court will say that ignorance of the law is no excuse, that's a given. The first offence your husband

2010-08-12 Federal DUI Charge:

Ed....DUI is not a federal charge. It's a state charge and thus the penalties vary. The only federal involvement in it is the tying together of all records from state to state mandated by the government


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