- A taxi driver was hailed a hero for assisting during a traffic jam
- The man noticed how a faulty set of traffic lights disrupted the flow of traffic
- News of the taxi driver's good deed went viral via social media
Let's be honest, taxi drivers are often the bane of many a motorist in peak traffic.
However, one taxi driver proved to be an exception and his good deed made the lives of motorists much easier.
After noticing a faulty set of robots and how it disrupted the flow of traffic, he took the initiative.
He took matters into his own hands and started directing the flow of traffic.
Perhaps the gentleman was a traffic officer in is previous lifetime, as his actions proved so effective that motorists immediately noticed a substantial improvement.
The news was shared via the #ImStaying Facebook Group and Briefly.co.za noted that it went viral.
Yvonne Goqo said,
"I actually saw this guy this morning, I was sooo impressed by his gesture, the traffic was actually flowing compared to yesterday, those traffic lights haven't been working since beginning of the week. Well done brother."
Nompilo Hlongwane added,
"A round of applause to the driver who was not in a hurry for a load."
Stephen Brake also benefited from the driver's efforts:
"Made the trip down oxford to rosebank a pleasure this morning. Really appreciated."
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