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High-Paying Trucking Jobs for Military Veterans Join a Military Supporting Trucking Company

If you are a veteran in search of a fulfilling and well-paying career, consider driving for Brakebush Transportation and enjoying the freedom of the open road. Brakebush is honored to employ veterans across the country, offering some of the trucking industry’s best benefits and generous home time.

Benefits for Brakebush Drivers

  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Driver referral bonuses
  • Accrued vacations and 10 paid holidays/year
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Why Brakebush?

We owe our success to our dedicated drivers. As a family-run company, we value our families and yours. When you’re a part of the Brakebush team, you can be home once a week for a minimum of 34 hours. Want to be home even more often?  We have options for you.  


When you drive with Brakebush Transportation, you can operate independently or as part of a team. Drive with your spouse, a friend or a fellow veteran to maximize your earnings as a team driver while enjoying quality time with those you love.


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We Want Veterans to Join Our Team

As a veteran, you bring unique experience and valuable skills to the workforce. You likely have an advantage over other applicants in already having real-time expertise honing most of the essential skills required to be an outstanding truck driver.

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving are critical elements of a successful trucking career, and you’ve already mastered them in the U.S. military. From making sure cargo is properly accounted for to being able to solve urgent issues efficiently, your experience brings you one step closer to being ready for the road.
  • Our veteran employees are particularly skilled in maintaining prolonged focus, self-discipline and situational awareness. We’re confident you’re equipped to drive safely and keep your cargo secure.

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

+ Bonuses:

  • $15 per hour detention pay after two hours
  • $15 per hour layover pay with a 24 - hour maximum of $165
  • Quarterly Safety Bonus: up to $.01 per Practical Mile
  • 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 $25,000 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 Ten paid holidays per calendar year
  • Optional add-ons: Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    Short Term Disability & Illness Plan
    Long Term Disability & Illness Plan

Honoring Our Fallen Heroes with Wreaths Across America

Brakebush Transportation proudly supports Wreaths Across America. Our drivers volunteer their time and trucks to transport wreaths from Maine to cemeteries across the country to honor our fallen heroes. As a member of the Brakebush Transportation team, you can get involved in our mission to leave no hero forgotten.

Here for Your Health and Well-being

Brakebush Transportation puts your health and safety at the forefront of our operations. We have 2 full-service shops staffed by expert technicians to ensure when you get behind the wheel, your vehicle has been maintained beyond mere compliance.


As members of our health plan, you and your family will have access to an onsite wellness center with a licensed physician’s assistant. In Wisconsin, you’ll enjoy onsite access to financial advisors, lawyers, personal trainers, chaplain services and more.

Apply for Your Dream Career Over the Road

Join a family-run company where you’ll never be just a number. Choose Brakebush Transportation to get top-notch benefits, ideal home time and opportunities to keep growing your career.


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Trucking Jobs for Military Veterans

Searching for a rewarding career on the road? Brakebush is honored to employ veterans from across the country. Apply online to get started.

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