holidays

‘Santa was a trucker’ — and more music for the Christmas holiday

A little music for the Christmas holiday -- including Erich McMann's new single, "Santa Was a Trucker" -- and readers' named top Christmas song.

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Gift guide: A few Christmas present options for the trucker in your life

Online gift buying spares truckers the logistical tangle of in-store purchases, but many still find Christmas daunting, even when buying presents for family and friends in the industry. Here's a guide to help you find a gift for a truck driver on your gift list.

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Happy Thanksgiving, drivers!

A message of thanks from the editors at Overdrive for you. What are you thankful for this year, drivers? Here's hoping for a great day, whether you're on the road or off with family and friends.

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When and where to find this year’s trucking Christmas parades

Northern California leads the nation in trucker Christmas parades, with the best-known launched in the late ‘70s with a truck convoy to the White House.

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POLL: Thanksgiving plans, driver?

Got turkey-day plans with the family back home, a well-deserved bit of time off with friends? Or will you spend it on the road? Let us know here.

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Christmas-decaled Kenworth T680 to deliver Capitol Christmas Tree to D.C.

A specially-decaled Kenworth T680 will embark on a 3,000-plus mile journey this fall, transporting this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to 10 community celebrations on its way to the tree-lighting event in Washington, D.C.

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Gallery: 18 Wheels of Christmas

Overdrive has been seeking the last few weeks photos of trucks decked for the holidays. Here's the full 18 Wheels of Christmas gallery.

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Driver’s night before Christmas, take two

Chipman Relocations dispatcher Tina Pastore rings Christmas Eve in with another 'Night before Christmas' take-off.

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Gift guide: What to get your favorite trucker this Christmas

With Christmas less than three weeks away, there’s still time to find a way to make those on your list feel special. Here are a few gift ideas to buy — or request — this season.

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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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