The Mercury in 1996: Children hurt in bus blunder

Glen Humphries
December 6 2023 - 12:00pm
In 1996 the driver of a Culburra school bus lost his license after slamming on the brakes while driving children to school. Generic image.
In 1996 the driver of a Culburra school bus lost his license after slamming on the brakes while driving children to school. Generic image.

Looking back at December 7, 1996

A bus driver who slammed on the brakes to teach the primary school students on board a lesson lost his licence.

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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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