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One hundred and sixty eight people were killed and just under 10,000 injured - 1,655 seriously - on Welsh roads in 2000. Motorways and major A roads were least dangerous.

The majority of fatal accidents occurred in non-built up areas, serious accidents were evenly spread between urban and nonurban areas, and minor accidents took place mainly in urban areas. For more information visit www. wales. gov. uk/statistics lThe Environment Agency is launching National Flood Awareness Week next Monday.

The campaign will inform UK homeowners at risk from flooding what they can do to protect themselves and their property through press advertising and a radio campaign fronted by the ubiquitous and bearded DJ John Peel. The campaign will also introduce a new Kitemark for household flood products.

Two new bridges are to be built in London's Docklands.

Client Canary Wharf Group has appointed engineer Techniker and architects Patel Taylor and Bennett Associates.

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