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Over the Road Trucking Kentucky

When you join the Brakebush CDL team, you’re not just another number in the system. We wouldn’t be here without our dedicated drivers, which is why we show our gratitude through competitive pay, driver bonuses and reliable insurance plans. Driving among our 73 truck fleet means you drive in style and comfort. Our spec’d out equipment comes with satellite radio, HD TV, large sleeper cabs and more. We give you the experience, knowledge and skills to transport our chicken products anywhere in the US, including Kentucky

Brakebush drivers are required to have a CDL-A license and a clean driving record. If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply to any of our 4 branches today.

Reefer Trucking Jobs Kentucky

Drive for the Best

Brakebush has been shipping and delivering high-quality chicken products across the United States since 1925. You want a career that treats you with respect, which is why driving for us is never a disappointment. Among our other benefits, we guarantee a satisfactory home-time schedule with a minimum of 34 hours with your family each week. Apply now online or contact us with any questions.


Brakebush is hiring in all Kentucky counties including:

Jefferson County | Fayette County | Kenton County | Boone County | Warren County | Hardin County | Daviess County | Campbell 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

Kentucky Long Haul Trucking

Brakebush drivers are the backbone of our company. Without them, we wouldn’t have an efficient delivery system and satisfied customers across the states. Are you ready to be on a team that meets and beats customer expectations and demands? With an opportunity like this, you’re not going to want a truck driving job anywhere else. We’re looking for qualified long haul drivers throughout Kentucky including Ashland, Richmond, Georgetown and Hopkinsville.


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

Reefer driving jobs (starting location) Distance to our closest HQ (North Carolina) Driving distance in hours
Lexington-Fayette 407 miles 6.4 hours
Bowling Green 442 miles 7.2 hours
Owensboro 510 miles 8.4 hours
Covington 423 miles 7 hours
Richmond 382 miles 5.9 hours
Georgetown 412 miles 6.4 hours
Florence 427 miles 7 hours
Hopkinsville 485 miles 7.5 hours
Nicholasville 409 miles 6.4 hours
Elizabethtown 457 miles 7.4 hours
Henderson 555 miles 8.7 hours
Jeffersontown 464 miles 7.2 hours
Independence 427 miles 7 hours
Frankfort 432 miles 6.7 hours
Paducah 549 miles 8.6 hours
Radcliff 467 miles 7.6 hours
Ashland 293 miles 4.9 hours
Murray 532 miles 8.4 hours
Erlanger 426 miles 7 hours
Madisonville 518 miles 8.1 hours

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