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South Dakota Truck Driving Job Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

Brakebush Transportation doesn’t skimp on quality, from the hard-working drivers we employ to the superior chicken products we transport nationwide. The over-the-road drivers who work for us are the lifeblood of what keeps our business going. Join us and get a career-making $75,000 on average annually with full benefits and a generous bonus program. Our trucking fleet is equipped with the most modern, driver-friendly features on the market, including APUs, Scale & Toll Bypasses, Disc Brakes, and more. Sound like your next gig? Apply below to get started.

We are looking for experienced OTR drivers with excellent driving records and a valid CDL-A  license to join us as truck drivers out of South Dakota. We only ask you to show respect to our customers, products, and other drivers.

South Dakota OTR Reefer Trucking Jobs

A Rewarding Trucking Job

Our family-owned team at Brakebush Transportation has been delivering industry-leading chicken products nationwide since 1925. We offer some of the most comprehensive benefits & logistic support in the business to our drivers. Working here is like family, we make sure that the schedules for our drivers match their needs and that they're able to spend time at home with their family once a week. Apply online or contact us with any questions.


Brakebush is hiring in all South Dakota counties including:

Minnehaha County | Pennington County | Lincoln County | Brown County | Brookings County | Codington County | Meade County | Lawrence 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 their career at the 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

Trucking Career Opportunity in South Dakota


Brakebush's reefer trucking jobs aren't like the other companies. As one of our CDL drivers, you'll acquire a fulfilling trucking career with a tight family culture that honors regular weekly time at home. Whether you’re in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, or even Aberdeen, Brakebush Transportation is looking to hire drivers from all across South Dakota.


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (Minnesota) Driving distance in hours
Sioux Falls 163 miles 2.5 hours
Rapid City 501 miles 7 hours
Aberdeen 313 miles 5.5 hours
Brookings 212 miles 3.1 hours
Watertown 258 miles 3.7 hours
Mitchell 227 miles 3.4 hours
Yankton 241 miles 3.7 hours
Huron 279 miles 4.2 hours
Pierre 378 miles 5.4 hours
Spearfish 545 miles 7.6 hours
Box Elder 491 miles 6.9 hours
Vermillion 224 miles 3.3 hours
Brandon 152 miles 2.3 hours
Sturgis 526 miles 7.4 hours
Harrisburg 170 miles 2.6 hours
Madison 206 miles 3.1 hours
Belle Fourche 552 miles 7.8 hours
Tea 173 miles 2.6 hours
Dell Rapids 173 miles 2.6 hours
Milbank 212 miles 4 hours