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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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Video: Seeing that you’re driving blind

The video shows that what is superficially doing two things at once – driving and talking on the phone – is really just switching between two activities.

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Christmas classic at No. 6 in songs countdown

Bing Crosby's classic version of the Irving Berlin-written "White Christmas," according to the Guinness Book of World Records, holds the title of the top-selling single of all time.

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Trucking helps Wreaths Across America lay record number of wreaths for fallen heroes

More than 40 tractor-trailers showed up to Arlington National Cemetery Dec. 14, carrying the 143,000 wreaths that were placed on headstones of fallen veterans. Similar events happened nationwide, with trucks carrying loads of wreaths throughout the U.S.

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Holiday stress on the road: Common problems and how to handle them

Truckers are not alone in feeling the financial pressure and expectations of the season but are slammed by the extra stressors that come with the job. Here are some unique holiday problems truckers face, along with solutions to help you.

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VIDEO: Scenes from Wreaths Across America in Nashville

Wreaths were laid in a section of the cemetery devoted to Civil War-era soldiers. Catch a video of the ceremony, as well as several still photos from the day, here.

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Alabama’s ‘Christmas in Dixie': Song No. 7

The 1982-released country-pop track is a celebration as much of Christmas in the South as throughout the nation.

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Wreaths Across America: An early delivery in Nashville

Video, pictures and more from driver John Dyer's Wreaths Across America delivery at Nashville National Cemetery, where this week 100-plus wreaths were placed anonymously ahead of Dec. 14 ceremonies.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Christmas song No. 8: ‘Santa’s Got a Semi’

Naturally for a trucking magazine's top Christmas songs list, this tune gives Santa a diesel-powered tractor pulling the biggest, bottomless dry toy van across the world.

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The No. 9 Christmas song: ‘Jingle Bell Rock’

The 1957-recorded "Jingle Bell Rock," made popular that year by singer Bobby Helms, is a classic of Christmas music and early rock 'n' roll.

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