Originally Posted by rekikire
The other thing you need to remember though is latency. Sure you may be in the US with 10 ms latency to the servers. But other people are further away with crappier connections. That could add up to a half second difference in what you see on your screen and what they see on theirs. The collisions may be accidental.
This may account for the odd collision here and there. From what I've seen most of the collisions in this game are most definitely are caused on purpose by people who must win at any cost and can't bear to see anybody else ahead of them.