abc Fox Montana: Montana Treasure: 50 Years, 50 States of trucking for Larry Spiekermeier
He’s earned the nickname ‘Trusty Trucker’ and rightly so.
Larry Spiekermeier of Plains, Montana has logged 4 million accident-free miles carrying heavy truck loads.
Angela Marshall takes you on a ride to meet this week’s Montana Treasure.
You might recognize this smile and laugh.
Larry Spiekermeier became an instant celebrity as the ‘Trusty Trucker’ to haul the 2017 Capitol Christmas Tree.
His call to the open road began in 1968 as a way to pay for college.
“And once I’d seen how much money I could make driving truck, I never went back,” Larry Spiekermeier said. “And here I am, driving truck, for 50 years.”