GEORGE NEWS AND VIDEO - A very attentive provincial traffic officer, Ludwe Barnes (37) goes the extra mile to make motorists smile.
Especially if you get pulled over on your birthday.
She says that she pays special attention to ID numbers when she asks for drivers' licences to see if it is the driver's birthday. Then she sings the happy birthday song at the top of her voice.
"Our job is tough because people don't like being stopped by us. I try to make it a little more positive where I can. I want people to drive away with a smile," she says.
The most recent recipient of her 'gift' was Jan Bronkhorst from Great Brak River who was stopped on his 59th birthday on 1 March.
Watch a video of Barnes singing to him below.
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