CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwire – Dec 20, 2012) – Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), the leading designer and marketer of Citizens Band (CB) radios, GPS navigation systems, and wireless hands-free driving solutions for professional drivers, today announced its support of Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT). TAT, a non-profit organization, is dedicated to informing and educating truckers and travelers about domestic sex trafficking and battling the issue within the trucking industry.
Cobra Electronics has donated some of its professional driver products to TAT in its efforts to minimize the illegal practice of human sex trafficking that occurs throughout the United States. The Department of Justice estimates that anywhere between 100,000 to 300,000 of children are in danger of entering the sex for sale industry each year in the U.S.
“It is widely documented that illegal human trafficking passage takes place within the trucking industry and at truck stops throughout the country,” said Sally Washlow, senior vice president of marketing and sales for Cobra Electronics. “Cobra is committed to the safety and well-being of the trucking industry and supports Truckers Against Trafficking.”
About Truckers Against Trafficking:
TAT began in 2009 and is an organization created to bring education and awareness to members of the trucking and travel industry to combat domestic sex trafficking. For more information visit www.truckersagainsttrafficking.org or call the national hotline at 1-888-373-7888. Follow TAT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TATKylla and Like TAT at www.facebook.com/TruckersAgainstTrafficking
About Cobra Electronics:
Cobra Electronics is a leading global designer and marketer of communication and navigation products, with a track record of delivering innovative and award-winning products. Building upon its leadership position in the GMRS/FRS two-way radio, radar detector and Citizens Band radio industries, Cobra identified new growth opportunities and has aggressively expanded into the marine market and has expanded its European operations. The Consumer Electronics Association, Forbes and Deloitte & Touche have all recognized Cobra for the company’s innovation and industry leadership. To learn more about Cobra Electronics, please visit the Cobra site at www.cobra.com. Follow Cobra on Twitter at www.twitter.com/CobraElectronic and Like Us atwww.facebook.com/CobraElectronics.