The bus driver stopped to tie the man's shoelaces
The caring gesture was captured in a photo by passenger Leah-Ashley Brown, 34 from Harvesters Square in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh.
She said: "It made me feel proud that in this day and age there are still decent people that are willing to help other people."
Lothian Buses said it was delighted by the kind actions of the driver
Everyone on the bus was very understanding and patient
"Everyone on the bus was very understanding and patient – usually you get the odd complaint," she added.
Lothian Buses said it was delighted by the kind actions of the driver, who wished only to be named as Jackie.
The driver wished only to be named as Jackie
A spokesman for the company said: "All staff at Lothian Buses are committed to the welfare of not only our customers, but the wider community that we serve.
"We're very proud of Jackie for taking the initiative to help this gentleman; he is a true asset to our business and it's great to see that his act of kindness didn't go unnoticed."
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