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Reefer Trucking Jobs in Rhode Island Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Choose a high-paying truck driving career with Brakebush Transportation out of Rhode Island.

  • $100,000+ annual earnings potential (mileage may vary)
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Generous bonus earnings program
  • Modern company-owned trucks
  • Regular offered time at home

Every truck in the Brakebush fleet is fully equipped with modern features like large O/O spec’d Sleeper Cabs, Scale & Toll Bypasses, APUs, and more for added driver comfort. Your opportunity for a rewarding career on the road for our family-owned company is only a click away.

Experienced drivers with a valid CDL-A license and excellent driving record are encouraged to apply. Trucks in our fleet feature satellite radio, HD satellite TV, invertors, scale & toll bypass, and more.

Reefer Truck Driving Jobs in Rhode Island

About Our Trucking Company

Brakebush Transportation has been a private, family-owned trucking company delivering poultry products across the United States since 1925. With no obligations to shareholders, added savings and benefits get passed onto you. See below our pay structures and benefits. Apply online or contact us with questions.


Available Team Driving Jobs

Brakebush Transportation hires team drivers including husbands and wives out of Rhode Island. Teams earn a base pay rate of $.33 per practical mile with added east coast premiums of $.05 per practical mile and other available bonuses. Whether for couples, family members, friends, or even pets, ask about our driver-rider policy for added comfort over the road.


Brakebush is hiring in all Rhode Island counties including:

Providence County | Kent County | Washington County | Newport County | Bristol 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

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


  • $86,270 average truck driver salary (2022)


  • +5% projected job growth of heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2018-2028)


  • 3,590 estimated heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers (2020)


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Providence 766 miles 12.7 hours
Cranston 764 miles 12.6 hours
Warwick 760 miles 12.6 hours
Pawtucket 771 miles 12.7 hours
East Providence 767 miles 12.7 hours
Woonsocket 781 miles 12.4 hours
Cumberland 781 miles 12.8 hours
Coventry 751 miles 12.5 hours
North Providence 772 miles 12.8 hours
South Kingstown 749 miles 12.5 hours
Johnston 770 miles 12.7 hours
West Warwick 754 miles 12.5 hours
North Kingstown 754 miles 12.6 hours
Newport 765 miles 12.8 hours
Westerly 727 miles 12.2 hours
Bristol 781 miles 13.1 hours
Lincoln 773 miles 12.8 hours
Smithfield 765 miles 12.7 hours
Central Falls 772 miles 12.8 hours
Portsmouth 792 miles 13.0 hours