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Reefer Trucking Jobs in New York Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Family-owned and operated since 1925, Brakebush Transportation is a leader in poultry production and transport nationwide. We value hard work and quality services, and those values don’t stop at just our products. To show appreciation for the dedicated drivers in the Brakebush fleet, we provide modern vehicles with driver-friendly features to promote comfort and efficiency.

While your mileage could vary, many of our drivers average over $100,000 annually. Brakebush also prides itself on offering unbeatable benefits to go alongside high compensation including insurance coverage, onsite wellness centers, and guaranteed time spent at home regularly.

All experienced New York OTR drivers with a valid CDL-A license and a clean driving record are encouraged to apply. Our truck drivers are provided with the quality equipment and support they need to succeed.

New York Reefer Trucking Jobs

About our OTR Trucking Company

As a family-owned and operated business, Brakebush Transportation is a high-quality provider of frozen chicken products throughout the United States. We pride ourselves on treating our customers, suppliers, and employees with respect. Apply today and contact us with any questions—we'd love to answer them.


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 York counties including:

Kings County | Queens County | New York County | Suffolk County | Bronx County | Nassau County | Westchester County | Erie 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 York Trucking Facts

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


  • $83,481 average truck driver salary (2022)


  • +8% projected job growth of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2018-2028)


  • 58,280 estimated heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2020)


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
New York 573 miles 10 hours
Hempstead 611 miles 10.6 hours
Brookhaven 651 miles 11.2 hours
Islip 633 miles 10.9 hours
Oyster Bay 627 miles 10.9 hours
Buffalo 620 miles 9.8 hours
North Hempstead 616 miles 10.8 hours
Babylon 627 miles 10.9 hours
Rochester 689 miles 10.7 hours
Huntington 631 miles 11 hours
Yonkers 605 miles 10.3 hours
Syracuse 691 miles 10.6 hours
Ramapo 620 miles 9.6 hours
Amherst 627 miles 9.9 hours
Smithtown 642 miles 11.5 hours
Albany 736 miles 11.4 hours
Greece 690 miles 10.8 hours
Greenburgh 612 miles 10.4 hours
Clarkstown 630 miles 9.7 hours
Cheektowaga 622 miles 9.7 hours