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Overdrive’s top Christmas songs, counting down: No. 11

No. 11 is the "Carol of the Bells" traditional song -- hear the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's modern version here. We'll be counting down to No. 1 through the next two weeks.

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Tony Justice: Making dreams reality with new record

The quality of the writing and production on the best tracks on Justice's new record are primed to earn wide attention – if not in the mainstream, definitely among the audience Justice knows best. That’s you.

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10 tips to avoid holiday depression

1. Acknowledge your feelings It’s normal to feel sadness and grief if you are not with a loved one over the holidays. It’s okay to cry or express your feelings. Realize that you can’t force holiday cheer. 2. Reach out If you feel lonely or isolated, seek out community, religious or other social   events. Some truck stops have ministries (truckstopministries.org) that focus on truckers and can offer support and companionship. Volunteering your time to help others also is ...

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Candidate and fleet owner channels Van Damme in ad

Meet Ga.-based 10th-District Congressional candidate and Collins Trucking fleet owner Mike Collins -- and checking in with 2010 Trucker of the Year Mike Crawford, bringing home on the road...

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Download: ‘Drivin’ My Life Away’ version by Tony Justice

With driver and singer-songwriter Tony Justice's "Apple Pie Moonshine" hitting all the major truck stops in the next weeks, a special download here for Overdrive readers.

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Rotella SuperRigs calendar: A truck beauty every month

The new 2014 Shell Rotella SuperRigs calendar showcases 12 of the nation’s best-looking heavy-duty trucks.

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Christmas tree arrives at U.S. Capitol

Hauled behind a Mack by lead driver Duane Brusseau, the 80-foot Englemann Spruce was light with great fanfare on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Dec. 3.

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Trucks parade for the holidays: Times, dates where trucks are the main attraction

This season, truck owners will compete for prizes in Christmas parades where trucks are the main attraction.

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Going where others won’t: Owner-operator Jimmy Nevarez

Nevarez has made a career specialty out of short-haul in Los Angeles, Calif., as an owner-operator in spite of the many naysayers who told him it couldn't be done.

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Get your load on! (5th edition)

More stunning -- and novel -- photos of reader loads of recent memory in the latest of this occasional series. Find out how to send in your own here.

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