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Trucking Christmas parades: Where and when to find them

The Pacific Northwest leads the continent in holiday trucker parades, albeit some have expanded to include more than trucks. California’s best known truck parade is set for 6 p.m. Dec. 13 in Eureka. Since the ‘80s, truckers honking “Jingle Bells” have convoyed in heavily decorated trucks to raise money for local charities. Click here for more information on the Eureka parade.  Here's video from the 2009 Eureka parade: 18 WHEELS OF CHRISTMAS Overdrive wants to see what you do ...

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Meals for 18 wheels delivers

After launching in 2013, this year, organizers of Meals For 18 Wheels are hoping to increase the number of drivers they feed over both the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.

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Didn’t we just do this?

The Christmas story: "I sincerely hope everyone gets home for Christmas, although I know that's not possible. Merry Christmas, God bless, and be safe out there."

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Merry Christmas, drivers!

Here find a round-up of Overdrive's Top Christmas Songs to keep you company on the road or at home today with family. Merry Christmas!

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And the winner is…: ‘I’ll Be Home for Christmas’

The winner in our Top Christmas Songs poll/countdown effectively evokes the melancholy of time gone by as well as the joy of having someone back home to share it with.

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Santa’s gift to owner-operators

He's bringing a raft of deductions, say the folks over at owner-operator business/tax services firm ATBS in their annual humorous Christmas vid.

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Holidays on the road

Rand McNally's survey of 800+ drivers about how they celebrate holidays on the road yielded quite a few tales of generosity, camaraderie and veritable miracles... What your best story of Christmas on the road?

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It’s better to give… Or is it?

"I suppose I'll need to display some sort of placard that announces the distinct possibility of being wished a Merry Christmas while being hugged when in my general vicinity."

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Holiday confusion… and cheer!

Left-hand Lucies: What it takes to make George Parker lose his cool. Also: Launch fail! And a Merry Christmas to the universe...

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‘Silent Night’: Christmas song No. 5

This famous carol, originally written in the early 1800s (the original German version's lyrics composed by a Parish priest) in part retells the tale of the virgin birth.

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