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Capitol Christmas Tree delivered to D.C. after trucking-sponsored 2,700-mile trip

The special Kenworth T880 carrying this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree ended its trek Tuesday when the 75-foot white spruce cut down in Minnesota last month ended its 2,700-mile trip to D.C.

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We’re thankful for you!

A special message of thanks to readers, from all of us here at Overdrive.

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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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Capitol Christmas tree: Owner-operator talks 2,000-mile once-in-a-lifetime load

Owner-operator Elwood Higdem has the responsibility of piloting this year’s Capitol Christmas tree from its harvesting point in Minnesota across the country to D.C. — a gig he says “has been one of the best experiences of my life.”

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Trucking leads the way in Capitol Christmas tree’s trek to D.C.

The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree began its annual trip to Washington, D.C., Oct. 30, when a 75-foot white spruce from the Chippewa National Forest in Minnesota was harvested and loaded onto the back of a Heil heavy duty trailer, as reported by Overdrive last month. A Kenworth T880 — complete with a special graphics package — is hauling the tree from Minnesota to its staging place in D.C. Kenworth says the T880 is its flagship heavy-haul vocational ...

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Capitol Christmas tree loaded on Kenworth T880, headed to Washington

The Capitol Christmas tree's yearly trek from to D.C. has begun. The tree was cut down this week and loaded onto a trailer bound for Washington, D.C. Kenworth has the honors of hauling the truck this year, and its using a specially designed T880 to pull the Heil flatbed the tree is loaded on.

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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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Infographic: Holiday stress and how your body reacts to it

How does your body's different systems react to the stress of the holidays? This infographic breaks it down.

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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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‘Tis the season: Trucks decked with Christmas lights, decoration

Are you ready for Christmas? These photos should help, if not.

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