Classic Happy Traffic Officer Reminds Motorists Why They Love South Africa

If there’s one video that’s making South Africans say “This is why I love this country”- it’s this… classic footage of an officer “directing traffic South African style”.

The video was uploaded to Facebook on Saturday by Murray Kernick, and has already been viewed over 369,000 times… with one of the most popular comments being: “See, this is why I love my country”.

The happy cop was filmed at the intersection of Witkoppen and Cedar, a busy hub in Fourways, Gauteng.

One local resident said they’ve experienced this type of South African traffic directing after being stuck in roadworks for age. “It made my day… so much so that I detoured around so I could see it again!”

Watch Officer Directing Traffic ‘South African Style’