All Citaro buses were run in and had clocked about 10,000 km at the start of the Record Run for Buses 2012. Trained test drivers and EcoTraining instructors from OMNIplus are at the wheel. Each of the three Citaro buses is manned by two drivers. They drive in three shifts around the clock. In addition, the drivers for the Record Run Buses 2012 on route 17 in Wiesbaden received briefings from driving instructors of the transport authority.