Detective John Tanner is a fictional game character in the Driver series
. Known as a tough policeman who breaks the law to catch criminals and stamp out crime. He was the protagonist of the first three Driver games on the Playstation 1
, and returns to the series in Driver: San Francisco
after a 7 year absence (he did not appear in 2006's Driver: Parallel Lines). The first Driver
portrays Tanner as "the cool, confident undercover man with the driving skills and the suits. He's the man behind the wheel and law behind the getaway".