Plexus Points: Insurance-related stories we're reading

Happy Monday -- and a happy August to you. Yes, August. Can you believe it?

As you ponder where the summer has gone, here are five insurance-related stories to read, bookmark, share and thumb through:

-- This is interesting: Bloomberg took a closer look at a study showing illegal fishing boats are often able to secure insurance.

-- Here's a closer look at telematics, a subject that should be of great interest to insurers.

-- Rising insurance costs are reportedly a factor driving sheriff's deputies in a Florida county to look for other work.

-- Insurance won't cover NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in suits stemming from a 2014 sprint-car incident that led to the death of another driver.

--  From PropertyCasualty360, a roundup of various P&C happenings.