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Connecticut Reefer Trucking Jobs Available Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

When Brakebush Transportation makes a delivery, you know it’s high-quality. We have been growing since 1925 and leading the poultry production and transportation business ever since. Our 73 truck and 230 trailer fleet are modern and fuel-efficient, complete with driver-friendly features such as large O/O spec’d Sleeper Cabs, HD TVs, Scale & Toll Bypasses, and more. Brakebush also offers superior benefits. Company drivers are provided with great insurance coverage, onsite wellness centers, and the guarantee to spend time at home every week. 

All experienced drivers with a valid CDL-A license and a clean driving record in Connecticut are encouraged to apply to Brakebush. We treat our drivers with respect and expect them to do the same with our products, customers, and other drivers.

Reefer Trucking Jobs in Connecticut

About our Truck Driving Company

Drivers start at 0.56/mile with bonuses and extra pay along your journey with Brakebush Transportation. We offer exceptional benefits compared to our competitors. At least once a week, we try to schedule our drivers to be with their families at home for at least 36 hours. Below are our pay structures and benefits. Apply online or contact us with questions.


Brakebush is hiring in all Connecticut counties including:

Fairfield County | Hartford County | New Haven County | New London County | Litchfield County | Middlesex County | Tolland County | Windham County

Pay Rate:

  • Base Rate: $.56 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Performance Incentive: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Per Diem: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • $.05 per mi. (East Coast Premium)

+ Bonuses:

  • Stop Pay: $30.00 for dispatched stop
  • $15 per hour detention pay after two hours
  • $12.50 per hour layover pay with a 24 - hour maximum of $165
  • Quarterly Safety Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Miles
  • Quarterly Fuel Mileage Bonus: top achievers generally earn more than $500.00 per quarter
  • PC Miles Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Mile
  • Annual Safety Bonus: After driving 250,000 safely, drivers can receive an additional $.001 per mile for all safe driving miles driven in career at company.


Brakebush received National Health Care Award for 2019 by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions

  • Health Insurance Health Saving plan & FLEX plan available
  • Life Insurance Basic term - company will provide coverage of $10,000 with option to purchase more
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • DOT Physical Reimbursement
  • Wellness Center for employees and family on medical plan
  • Paid Benefit Time (Vacation/Sick Days) 0 - 2 years: 13 days/yr
    2 - 10 years: 18 days/yr
    10 - 18 years: 23 days/yr
    18+ years: 28 days/yr
  • 401k - Company match
  • Holiday Pay Eight paid holiday per calendar year
  • Optional add-ons: Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    Short Term Disability & Illness Plan
    Long Term Disability & Illness Plan

Long Haul Trucking Jobs Connecticut


An over-the-road reefer trucking position with Brakebush can be a fulfilling career. Our drivers enjoy great pay with the bonus opportunities and benefits which reward hard work. Join the Brakebush Transportation division family and have regular time at home each week. No matter if you’re in Bridgeport, New Haven, or even Stamford, we're looking for the best in CDL-A drivers in Connecticut and across the east coast.


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Driving Distance to our Nearest HQ for Reefer Trucking Careers in Connecticut

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Wisconsin) Driving distance in hours
Bridgeport 676 miles 10.5 hours
New Haven 696 miles 11 hours
Stamford 655 miles 10.2 hours
Hartford 703 miles 11.9 hours
Waterbury 701 miles 11 hours
Norwalk 664 miles 10.2 hours
Danbury 675 miles 10.5 hours
New Britain 721 miles 11.9 hours
West Hartford 727 miles 11.5 hours
Greenwich 650 miles 10.2 hours
Fairfield 672 miles 10.5 hours
Hamden 673 miles 11.5 hours
Bristol 716 miles 11.5 hours
Meriden 713 miles 11.8 hours
Manchester 736 miles 12 hours
West Haven 693 miles 11 hours
Milford 685 miles 10.7 hours
Stratford 680 miles 10.6 hours
East Hartford 730 miles 12 hours
Middletown 459 miles 7.2 hours