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OTR Reefer Truck Drivers in Michigan Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Brakebush Transportation is a modern poultry production and transportation company that values hard and quality work. Our fleet of 73 trucks and 230 trailers is optimized to help drivers be more efficient and comfortable on the road. Brakebush drivers also enjoy competitive compensation. While your mileage may vary, many of our drivers earn over $100,000 annually. The dedicated men and women on our Michigan team all receive competitive pay, health insurance coverage, and a guarantee to regular time at home.

We are looking for experienced, professional Michigan OTR drivers with a CDL-A license and excellent driving records to apply. We only ask you to treat employees, suppliers, and other motorists on the road with respect.

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About Our OTR Trucking Company

Brakebush Transportation has been delivering industry-leading chicken to customers throughout the lower 48 states since 1925. We're a family and privately owned trucking company with no obligations to shareholders, and we pass the savings on to our drivers. See more reasons to drive for Brakebush, including our superior pay and competitive benefits below. Apply online or contact us with questions—we'd love to hear from you.


Additional Reasons to Drive for Brakebush

  • Private fleet with newer trucks
  • Driver-friendly amenities including sleeper cabs, scale & toll bypass, and more
  • Top-rated logistics support
  • Offered regular time home of at least 36 hours
  • Rider and pet policies
  • & more!


Brakebush is hiring in all Michigan counties including:

Wayne County | Oakland County | Macomb County | Kent County | Genesee County | Washtenaw County | Ingham County | Ottawa 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

Michigan Trucking Facts

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


  • $82,401 average truck driver salary (2022)


  • +2% projected job growth of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2018-2028)


  • 55,630 estimated heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2020)


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Wisconsin) Driving distance in hours
Detroit 486 miles 7.8 hours
Grand Rapids 382 miles 6.3 hours
Warren 495 miles 8 hours
Sterling Heights 499 miles 8 hours
Ann Arbor 383 miles 7.4 hours
Lansing 422 miles 6.9 hours
Clinton Charter Township 503 miles 8.2 hours
Flint 477 miles 7.7 hours
Dearborn 488 miles 8 hours
Livonia 395 miles 7.5 hours
Canton 468 miles 7.8 hours
Macomb 511 miles 8.4 hours
Troy 499 miles 8.2 hours
Westland 396 miles 7.6 hours
Farmington Hills 474 miles 7.7 hours
Shelby 418 miles 7 hours
Kalamazoo 350 miles 6 hours
Wyoming 258 miles 5.6 hours
Rochester Hills 405 miles 7.7 hours
Southfield 393 miles 7.5 hours