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Connecticut Reefer Truck Driving Job Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Brakebush Transportation has been a growing trucking company since 1925, providing reefer drivers near Connecticut with a fulfilling driving career.


Your Next Trucking Opportunity:

  • Average $100,000+ in earnings annually (mileage may vary)
  • Drive a comfort-focused newer company truck
  • Full benefits including great insurance and 13 vacation days in your first year
  • Receive top logistics support
  • Enjoy a welcoming team culture

All experienced OTR 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 drivers on the road.

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: $.60 per Practical Mile
  • Team Base Rate: $.33 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Performance Incentive: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Plus Per Diem: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • East Coast Premium: $.10 per Practical Mile
  • Team East Coast Premium: $.05 per Practical Mile
  • Paid Weekly

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+ Bonuses:

  • $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 their career at the company.


NEW Progressive Stop Pay Schedule:

  • 1st Stop Single - $30
  • 1st Stop Team - $15
  • 2nd Stop Single - $50
  • 2nd Stop Team - $25
  • 3rd Stop Single - $100
  • 3rd Stop Team - $50
  • 4th Stop & Additional Single - $150
  • 4th Stop & Additional Team - $75


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

Connecticut Trucking Facts

Now is a great time to be a long-haul truck driver, especially at Brakebush Transportation. Many of our team members make well above the average annual earnings for Connecticut truck drivers. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers from across the state.


  • $76,774 average truck driver salary (2022)


  • +6% projected job growth of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2018-2028)


  • 12,800 estimated heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2020)


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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 (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Bridgeport 647 miles 11.6 hours
New Haven 667 miles 11.8 hours
Stamford 629 miles 10.7 hours
Hartford 730 miles 11.4 hours
Waterbury 701 miles 10.9 hours
Norwalk 637 miles 10.8 hours
Danbury 675 miles 10.6 hours
New Britain 721 miles 11.3 hours
West Hartford 727 miles 11.4 hours
Greenwich 623 miles 10.6 hours
Fairfield 643 miles 11.7 hours
Hamden 698 miles 10.9 hours
Bristol 716 miles 11.3 hours
Meriden 713 miles 11.2 hours
Manchester 736 miles 11.5 hours
West Haven 664 miles 11.7 hours
Milford 659 miles 11.3 hours
Stratford 651 miles 11.7 hours
East Hartford 730 miles 11.4 hours
Middletown 718 miles 11.3 hours