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Reefer Trucking Jobs in Kentucky Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Join the Brakebush family, and experience the benefits and services that we provide. Since 1925, Brakebush Transportation has valued the hard work of our truckers and we do everything we can to show that appreciation. Every vehicle in our 73 truck, 230 trailer fleet comes fully upgraded with modern, driver-friendly features such as APUs, HD TV, and Large O/O spec’d Sleeper Cabs. We also provide superior benefits for all employees, including guaranteed time at home and full insurance coverage. 

We are looking for experienced, professional drivers with excellent driving records to join us at our Kentucky branch. We provide our employees with excellent pay, great benefits and treat them with respect.

Reefer Trucking Jobs in Kentucky

About our CDL Trucking Company

Our team at Brakebush Transportation is family-owned and operated. We have been industry leaders in frozen chicken production and delivery since 1925. Our pay is better than other industry leaders because we are privately owned—that means no payouts to shareholders. Below are our pay structures and benefits. We look forward to hearing from you. Apply online or contact us with questions.


Brakebush is hiring in all Kentucky counties including:

Jefferson County | Fayette County | Kenton County | Boone County | Warren County | Hardin County | Daviess County | Campbell 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 Kentucky


As an over-the-road CDL truck driver, you are the beating heart of America's strength. You work hard and deserve the pay and benefits which reward the effort. Join Brakebush Transportation, we offer a fulfilling reefer truck driving career with great pay, comprehensive benefits, and bonus opportunities you'll appreciate. Each of our drivers enjoys guaranteed time at home each week. Whether you’re in Lexington-Fayette, Bowling Green, or even Owensboro, Brakebush Transportation is looking for the best OTR talent across Kentucky.


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Lexington-Fayette 407 miles 6.4 hours
Bowling Green 442 miles 7.2 hours
Owensboro 510 miles 8.4 hours
Covington 423 miles 7 hours
Richmond 382 miles 5.9 hours
Georgetown 412 miles 6.4 hours
Florence 427 miles 7 hours
Hopkinsville 485 miles 7.5 hours
Nicholasville 409 miles 6.4 hours
Elizabethtown 457 miles 7.4 hours
Henderson 555 miles 8.7 hours
Jeffersontown 464 miles 7.2 hours
Independence 427 miles 7 hours
Frankfort 432 miles 6.7 hours
Paducah 549 miles 8.6 hours
Radcliff 467 miles 7.6 hours
Ashland 293 miles 4.9 hours
Murray 532 miles 8.4 hours
Erlanger 426 miles 7 hours
Madisonville 518 miles 8.1 hours