A bus driver has been praised by passengers after he stopped to tie the shoelaces of an elderly man he spotted walking in an Edinburgh street.
Jackie Downie parked his Lothian Bus before helping the man, who was using a walking stick, whom he feared might trip and fall on his untied laces.
A passenger on the bus took a picture of the driver crouching down at the man’s shoes.
Lothian Buses praised their driver’s “initiative”.
Leah-ashley Brown posted the photograph on to the company’s official Facebook page and it reshared the post, writing: “Well done Jackie.”
Alongside the photograph, Leah wrote: “Kudos to the driver on bus service number three for getting off to tie this elderly gentleman’s shoe lace.”
‘Lovely man’
Facebook user Jennie Brown said: “Good to see. Only takes two minutes but I bet this gentleman appreciated for rest of his day.”
Ryan Mcglone wrote: “Now that’s the type drivers I like to see …