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OTR Truck Driving Job in Connecticut

Becoming an over-the-road driver with Brakebush Transportation is a rewarding experience. Better salary, comprehensive insurance benefits, 13 days of paid vacation (standard), rock steady job security, and the freedom to pilot a rig across the open road are many of the luxuries our over-the-road drivers enjoy. Demand for long-haul drivers is at a premium. Fill immediate job openings at our company and be a part of our growing team.

Searching for Connecticut-based drivers with a CDL-A license and experience driving full-sized semi-trucks. Brakebush Transportation rigs come loaded with HD TV's, Sirius XM radio, refrigerators, APUs, and other driver amenities.

OTR Truck Driving Job CT

An OTR Trucking Career with Endless Potential

Driver pay structures at Brakebush ensure hard work never goes unnoticed. Many Brakebush drivers average over $100,000 annually. While your mileage could vary, this could be you too. Earnings start with a competitive base rate, growing with detention pay, stop pay, layover pay, and other bonus earnings as you go. Many of our drivers also qualify for safety rewards and fuel mileage incentives. Apply online or contact us with questions. We'd love to hear from you!


Brakebush is hiring in all Connecticut counties including:

Fairfield County | Hartford County | New Haven County | New London County | Litchfield County | Middlesex County | Tolland County | Windham 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
  • $15 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 $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

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