- A man has taken to social media to praise an Uber driver for his honesty
- The driver returned his son's iPhone after he had accidentally left it in the cab
- Social media users applauded the kind act of honesty
A relieved father has taken to social media to praise an honest cab driver for returning his son's phone. The 11-year-old had left his iPhone in the backseat of an Uber and they thought that was the end of it. Fortunately, the driver answered their call and arranged to meet with the family to return the item.
Stephen Honing took to the #ImStaying group on Facebook to share their story. He said that his son Rhies celebrated his 11th birthday recently but it almost went bad after he left his iPhone in the backseat of his Uber driver’s car.
"After a nervous few minutes, the driver answered my call to Rhies’ phone and explained where we could meet him."
The relieved parent and son were able to meet up with the kind driver and get the phone back. Social media users were impressed by the story of simple honesty and kindness. Facebook user Beaurothy Masikane said:
"Ahh young man is happy again, thanks Uber driver from heaven , because another commuter could have taken it"
Mavis Price said:
"God bless the Uber driver. God bless your son too. Amen"
Garreth Rogers said:
"Very honest driver. Big respect from me. Many don't get their phones back"
Lana Schoeman said:
"A few life lessons learnt hahahaha in my mom's lingo that would mean I got a good hiding!!!"
Lente Fourie said:
"Omw.. Must have been very traumatic for an 11 year old little boy..thx Uber driver you a great guy..."
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