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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 drivers with a valid CDL-A license and a clean driving record are encouraged to apply. 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

Brakebush Transportation is a family-owned company with a history in the poultry production and distribution industry since 1925. We offer exceptional benefits compared to our competitors and have no obligations to shareholders. If you want to work for a company that values your hard work and will reward you, Brakebush is the perfect place. See our pay structures and benefits below. 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
  • $15 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 $25,000 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 Ten paid holidays 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.


Note: metrics from Indeed and O*NET OnLine update frequently.


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

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

Connecticut over the road jobs from Brakebush Transportation

Connecticut OTR Trucking Jobs

Take your over-the-road driving career out of Connecticut to the next level with Brakebush Transportation. While you may travel for 24–27 days a month, we work with our drivers to make sure they have regular time at home. With added incentives like east coast premiums (10 cents per practical mile) and quarterly safety bonuses (1 cent per practical mile), your earning potential with us is sky-high.


Solo Truck Driving Positions in Connecticut

Solo truck driving positions are available at Brakebush Transportation. If you drive for us, you will be rewarded with great pay and unbeatable benefits. Enjoy guaranteed vacation days each year, a generous bonus structure, and regular time at home. Apply today!

Available Team Driving Jobs

Brakebush Transportation is also offering team driving jobs. Whether you're a husband and wife team or someone looking for a co-driver on the job, our program can help you enjoy time on the road while increasing your earnings. See our pay breakdown for Connecticut team drivers including a 33 cents per practical mile base rate and 5 cents per mile east coast premium.

Connecticut team driving jobs from Brakebush

Trucking Jobs for Military Veterans

Searching for a rewarding career on the road? Brakebush is honored to employ veterans from across the country. Apply online to get started.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Truck Driving Jobs in Connecticut


How much do truckers make in CT?

Truck drivers in Connecticut make on average $126,079 per year or 6% above the national average, according to Indeed.

How long does a CDL last in CT?

A CDL license in Connecticut lasts for 4 years.

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