Victor Michael Geck is turning 90-years-old next Wednesday.
Victor Michael Geck is turning 90-years-old next Wednesday. Philippe Coquerand

Elderly or not: 90-year-old won't hand in driver's licence

MOTOR mechanic Victor Geck remembers when there was no such thing as a telephone and children as young as six were learning how to drive.

Maybe it was this early learning experience, but Mr Geck, who turns 90 tomorrow, has no plans of handing in his driver's licence just yet.

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"I've had my licence since I was 16 years old," he said.

Mr Geck was born at Mundubbera Hospital in 1928 and is well-known in the community for his work over the past six decades as a mechanic.

He began working at Wilson's Garage - now called Mundubbera Parts and Tools -in 1942 and retired in 2001.

Read the full story at the Bundaberg NewsMail.


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