In the military, the soldiers act as one as though they are being controlled by one mind. This makes them effective as a unit. If they are acting on their own then they will have a hard time to succeed n anything that they do. That is why; they don't question their superiors.
This games works like that as a group of cars works as one. The idea is to get the flag and move it into the safe zone. Sometimes, there are different locations and one car can't do it alone because it can't reach the flag. The other car would be use to reach it and send it to the safe zone.