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Over the Road Trucking Job in South Dakota Experienced OTR Truck Drivers Wanted

When you're looking for an over-the-road opportunity in South Dakota that treats you right and pays fairly, the company you choose can make all the difference. While other trucking jobs might offer flashy sign-on bonuses and generous promises, you need a company with a track record of paying drivers well and keeping them happy for decades. Brakebush Transportation might just be that company.


Many of our CDL-A drivers average above 6 figures annually while enjoying full benefits and a bonus program that rewards hard work year in and year out. Drive the open road touring the country delivering reefer loads to one of our four locations including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Texas, and North Carolina.

Drivers with experience carrying a valid CDL-A license and clean driving record are encouraged to apply. Take the first step to advancing your career forward with a reputable trucking company.

OTR trucking jobs in South Dakota

The OTR Job Worth Pursuing

Brakebush Transportation has been building a family-owned team across the nation since 1925. Our drivers enjoy a full offering of benefits including health, life, dental, and vision insurance, generous sick days, 401(K) with company match, and optional add-ons to name a few. Working with us is like family, that's why all drivers have the ability to work a schedule that matches their needs and provides ample time at home each week. Interested in what Brakebush might have for your career? Apply online or contact us with any questions. We look forward to hearing from you.


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: $.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

Long Haul Career Opportunity


Advance your career forward as a long-haul truck driver with Brakebush Transportation. It's our commitment to ensure every driver who pilots our truck across America is paid fairly and has the chance to spend time with family weekly. Whether you're in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, or even Aberdeen, we're looking to fill a nationwide need for CDL-A drivers from all across South Dakota.


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Driving Distance to our Nearest HQ for Reefer Trucking Careers in South Dakota

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