The Mercury in 1954: Drunk learner-driver pays the price

Glen Humphries
October 5 2023 - 12:00pm
The Mercury in 1954: Drunk learner-driver pays the price
The Mercury in 1954: Drunk learner-driver pays the price

Looking back at October 6, 1954

A learner driver admitted he was "a fool" for going on a driving lesson after knocking back quite a few beers.

Glen Humphries

Glen Humphries

Senior journalist

I'm an award-winning senior journalist with the Illawarra Mercury and have well over two decades' worth of experience in newspapers. I cover the three local councils in the Illawarra for the Mercury, state and federal politics, as well as writing for the TV guide. If I'm not writing, I'm reading.

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