- Two men took the unexpected step of stopping to personally thank road maintenance workers and gave them refreshments
- South Africans are loving the gesture on social media
- The moment was inspired by the excellent maintenance work done on the R44 around Gordon’s Bay in the Western Cape
Motorists often pass through roadworks without emotion.
Many might even pass with feelings of disdain and frustration at the potential traffic delays.
Two men swam against the tide recently as they took time out to make a pit-stop and commend some of the workers.
The incident was shared via the Positive Racial Testimonies in SA group via Facebook.
Theo Winckler and his friend stopped at the side of the road to show their gratitude to the road workers.
The pair even provided the workers with cold drinks and praised them for their excellent work.
Theo shared the post and revealed how he drives through Gordan’s Bay via the R44 highway and always admires how well maintained the area is.
Briefly.co.za noted the positive responses the 2 posts received.
Marianne Lotter showered the men with praise.
We are blessed with amazing people in this country.
Tina Reddy then added:
Let everyone follow their example of saying thank you.
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