Aðalskoðun is an authorised inspection company, impartial from all interested parties, and is
progressive in all aspects of inspections. The company was founded on September the 13th in
1994 by 22 individuals who have some worked with the company ever since. The goal of
Aðalskoðun‘s founding was to establish an impartial inspection station that focused on
vehicle inspection. Vehicle inspection at Aðalskoðun began in January 1995.
The owner of Aðalskoðun is the Skjöldur and Skoðun ehf, parent company of Aðstoð og
Öryggi ehf that runs its services under the name arekstur.is. Ómar Þorgils Pálmason is the
owner of Skjöldur og Skoðun ehf.