A bus driver has been praised by passengers and managers after he helped a distressed girl get to her first day at high school.
The girl, thought to be on her way to secondary school, was at a bus stop in Bramley, Leeds.
The driver arranged for a taxi to pick her up at a nearby Tesco store, walked her there and gave her the £5 fare.
The driver of the number 16 First Bus service early on Tuesday promised the girl she would get to school on time.
Lynsey Jayes, a passenger on the bus, said it was about 07:15 BST and it led to the service being delayed by about 10 minutes.
She said the wait was “definitely worth being late for”.
‘Exceptional customer awareness’
“I was just sat at the back of the bus with my kids en route to school and I heard the driver saying “are you OK there?” to …