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Hiring OTR Reefer Trucking Drivers in New Jersey Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Quality services through hard work. That’s what Brakebush Transportation is all about. The men and women who drive in our trucking fleet make these values come to life, so we show our gratitude to drivers by making Brakebush a great company to drive for. Every Brakebush truck is equipped for a comfortable and driver-friendly experience. We also provide unmatched benefits including competitive pay, onsite wellness centers, and the guarantee to spend time at home on a regular basis.


Curious how much you could make? While your mileage may vary, many of our drivers average over $100,000 in annual earnings.

All experienced New Jersey OTR drivers with a valid CDL-A license and a clean driving record are encouraged to apply. Our company takes pride in treating customers, suppliers, and employees with the utmost respect.

New Jersey Reefer Truck Driving Jobs

About our Truck Driving Company

Brakebush Transportation has been a family-owned and operated business since 1925. Our 4 locations across the United States give our company a nationwide reach. Drivers of Brakebush Transportation receive excellent benefits and pay all while working for a family-first company. 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 New Jersey counties including:

Bergen County | Middlesex County | Essex County | Hudson County | Monmouth County | Ocean County | Union County | Camden 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

New Jersey 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 New Jersey truck drivers. And with a growing inventory, we're continuing to hire more qualified drivers from across the state.


  • $79,134 average truck driver salary (2022)


  • +10% projected job growth of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2018-2028)


  • 48,510 estimated heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2020)


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Newark 563 miles 9.6 hours
Jersey City 569 miles 9.7 hours
Paterson 606 miles 9.4 hours
Elizabeth 559 miles 9.6 hours
Lakewood 545 miles 9.4 hours
Edison 544 miles 9.4 hours
Woodbridge 550 miles 9.4 hours
Toms River 537 miles 9.6 hours
Hamilton township 538 miles 8.9 hours
Clifton 605 miles 9.4 hours
Trenton 530 miles 8.8 hours
Brick 556 miles 9.5 hours
Camden 501 miles 8.1 hours
Cherry Hill 505 miles 8.4 hours
Passaic 575 miles 9.8 miles
Union City 586 miles 9.7 hours
Old Bridge 544 miles 9.4 hours
Franklin township 549 miles 9.4 hours
Middletown 564 miles 9.7 hours
Bayonne 566 miles 9.7 hours